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SubjectRe: [PATCH] stable_kernel_rules.txt: Exclude networking from stable rules
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On Sun, 2013-09-22 at 11:51 -0700, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> This is also the preferred way to do it for XFS. Maybe word it in a way
> that we can easily add subsystems.
>
> To me it generally seems to be the best way to do it - having random Ccs
> and lots of stable trees doesn't seem like a very good way of handling
> it.

Maybe adding a mechanism to MAINTAINERS would be better.
Maybe a default B: (backport?) of stable@vger.kernel.org
with a per-subsystem override?

SUBSYSTEM TYPE
M: maintainer@email.address
L: list@email.address
S: Supported
F: file/pattern/
B: stable@email.address




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