Re: [RFC] -stable, how it's going to work.

From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Wed Mar 09 2005 - 13:54:40 EST

> > - Security patches will be accepted into the -stable tree directly from
> > the security kernel team, and not go through the normal review cycle.
> > Contact the kernel security team for more details on this procedure.
> This also sounds like a bad rule. How come the security team has more
> competence to review patches than the subsystem maintainers? I can
> see the point of overruling maintainers on security issues when they
> are not responsive, but if they are I think the should be still the
> main point of contact.

The security team is going to work with the subsystem maintainers,
not overrule them.

That would be indeed insane.
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