Re: [stable] Linux

From: David Miller
Date: Wed Jul 16 2008 - 06:09:17 EST

From: pageexec@xxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Wed, 16 Jul 2008 11:49:45 +0200

> why? what makes you think that a bug fixed in 2.6.26 is not relevant to
> 2.6.20? do you or anyone else personally verify that? color me impressed
> if you do that on every single fix you commit.

Many people who do kernel development do exactly this for the vendor
they work for.

The SCTP socket option overflow fix got into various dist releases not
by chance and not because of some utterly pointless "security" tag in
the commit message.

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