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

From: Chris Friesen
Date: Fri Mar 11 2005 - 00:03:29 EST

Neil Brown wrote:

If a data corruption bug has been there for 10 weeks without being
noticed, then the real risk is not that great. We are calling it
"-release", not "-hardened".

I disagree. If there's a simple, obvious, small fix that passes all the other criteria, it should go into -stable ASAP after passing review. Then the -stable maintainers will push the fix to Andrew/Linux, and it will go into the next 2.6.x.

Let's keep -stable as good as possible, while still abiding by all the other rules.

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