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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] Documentation: -stable rules: upstream commit ID requirement reworded
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On Apr 24, 2010, at 11:02 AM, Greg KH wrote:
>>
>>> Apparently Greg's scripts modify the
>>> changelogs respectively when he cherry-picks from linux-2.6.git, so the
>>> requirement is also always fulfilled with this alternative submission path.
>
> No, it's not a real submission patch, and yes, I always require a git
> commit id in the patch. If I don't have it, it is explained in the
> patch why it is not in Linus's tree.
>
> Don't worry, I think the current wording is fine.

Thanks for clarifying, I didn't realize the wording was referring to the cc: stable@ path, where the stable team adds the commit id reference themselves once it's available.

-- Ted




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