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SubjectRe: [PATCH] [104/223] KVM: Write protect memory after slot swap
On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 10:08 AM, Avi Kivity <avi@redhat.com> wrote:
> I don't have an objection to the patch, rather to the methodology where
> stable kernels are more or less totally untested.  I would like at least the
> kvm part to see some testing before it sees users.  The process we worked
> out with Greg is:
>
> - Greg rejects kvm patches (but not virtio etc) pointing submitters to the
> kvm maintainers
> - The kvm maintainers collect stable kvm patches and autotest them
> - They then submit the patches to stable@
>
> The process is slower than the standard stable process but results in
> something that is less likely to fail.

But all the patches tagged for -stable are supposed to be already
upstream and therefore well tested.
What am I missing?

Regards,
--
Paolo
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