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SubjectRe: Linux
On Sat, Jul 05, 2008 at 09:54:22AM +0200, Bart Van Assche wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 3, 2008 at 7:29 PM, Greg KH <> wrote:
> > The release notes are there in the shortlog in the email announcement
> > and full Changelog on the site for exactly what specifically
> > was fixed:
> >
> >
> > If you have any specific questions about any of the individual changes,
> > please let us, and the developers who made those fixes know.
> Sometimes I have to backport bugfixes to older kernels. In that case
> it's important to know in which kernel version the bug was introduced.
> This info is included for some of the bugfix patches in the changelog,
> but not for all.

That's because sometimes no one digs through the code to find this out.
I would recommend using 'git blame' to determine this if it is something
that you need to have.

But for the most part, -stable doesn't really care about older kernel
versions, we have to draw the line somewhere, sorry.


greg k-h

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