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SubjectRe: Stable -rc git trees and email headers
On 06/17/2016 10:29 PM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> On Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 08:16:20PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've finally gotten off my butt and made my quilt trees of patches into
>> a "semi-proper" git tree to make it easier for people to test them.
>> I'm now pushing the patches I accept into the stable queues into the git
>> tree here:
>> git://
>> I'll push them out in chunks, as I accept them, and when I do a "real"
>> -rc release. Right now the HEAD of each branch will have a -rc1 tag on
>> them, just because it makes it a bit easier on my end.
> Do you mean you'll tag them when you issue a review ? If so, maybe that
> can help our testers automatically trigger a series of tests when they
> spot a tag that was not tested yet instead of having to monitor emails ?
> If that's the case, I have no issue with pushing a tag when I emit a
> series as well.

I think he means that the topmost patch is similar to the following
(taken from 4.6.y).


commit f1976bc9e10f2abcea081a9d8bcf05e8633ea6ab
Author: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
Date: Fri Jun 17 19:50:50 2016 -0700

Linux 4.6.3-rc1

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 93068c2..47737f2 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
NAME = Charred Weasel

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