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SubjectRe: [PATCH] stable_kernel_rules.txt: Exclude networking from stable rules
Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> :
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> diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> index b0714d8..a2d6da0 100644
> --- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> +++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
> @@ -29,6 +29,11 @@ Rules on what kind of patches are accepted, and which ones are not, into the
>
> Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
>
> + - The networking tree (net/ and drivers/net/) is 'special' and doesn't
> + follow the rules below. Don't send or cc: patches for the -stable tree to
> + stable@vger.kernel.org. Don't mark them stable. Just send the patches to
> + netdev@vger.kernel.org and let the networking maintainer decide what to do
> + with them.

David said "simply ask me to queue them up for -stable explicitly".

He did not say "send the patches and let me decide what to do with them".

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Ueimor


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