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SubjectRe: [PATCH] stable_kernel_rules: Add clause about specification of kernel versions to patch.
On 03/25/2015 07:05 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 09, 2015 at 03:39:23PM -0800, David Daney wrote:
>> From: David Daney <david.daney@cavium.com>
>>
>> Signed-off-by: David Daney <david.daney@cavium.com>
>> ---
>> Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt | 10 ++++++++++
>> 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
>> index aee73e7..82c097a 100644
>> --- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
>> +++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
>> @@ -41,6 +41,16 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
>> in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to
>> the stable tree without anything else needing to be done by the author
>> or subsystem maintainer.
>> + - The kernel versions, to which the patch should be applied, can be
>> + specified in the following format in the sign-off area:
>> +
>> + Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # 3.3.x
>> +
>> + The tag has the meaning of:
>> + git cherry-pick <this commit>
>> +
>> + For each "-stable" tree starting with the specified version.
>> +
>> - If the patch requires other patches as prerequisites which can be
>> cherry-picked, then this can be specified in the following format in
>> the sign-off area:
>> --
>> 1.7.11.7
>
> This doesn't apply to the tree, what kernel version did you make it
> against? Can you make it against Linus's latest tree and resend it?
>

I just sent out a new version.

David Daney



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