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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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