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    SubjectRe: [Stable-review] 4 stable kernel review cycles starting
    On Thu, Apr 01, 2010 at 01:23:43PM +0200, Stefan Richter wrote:
    > David Miller wrote:
    > > From: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
    > > Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 06:40:48 +0200
    > >
    > >> For this reason, IMHO it helps when submitters can indicate in each
    > >> patch the mainline equivalent ID, or alternatively that it's pointless
    > >> to look for it because the fix is much different.
    > >
    > > I put this at the top of every networking/ide/sparc commit message
    > > for -stable submissions I make.
    > >
    > > In fact I thought that was a requirement for -stable submissions?
    >
    > It is a documented requirement, perhaps not very clearly worded in The
    > Submitter's Guide To Stable...
    > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commitdiff;h=46cdf871d9970b9252469531f9efd4a17243bb0b

    Patches always welcome to make that file easier to understand.

    thanks,

    greg k-h


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