Re: [RFC] -stable, how it's going to work.
From: Alan Cox
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 13:09:22 EST
On Mer, 2005-03-09 at 09:56, Andi Kleen wrote:
> - It must be accepted to mainline.
Strongly disagree. What if the mainline fix is a rewrite of the core API
involved. Some times you need to put in the short term fix. What must
never happen is people accepting that fix as long term.
- It must be accepted to mainline, or the accepted mainline patch be
deemed too complex or risky to backport and thus a simple obvious
alternative fix applied to stable ONLY.
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