Re: [Stable-review] 4 stable kernel review cycles starting

From: Stefan Richter
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 07:24:27 EST

David Miller wrote:
> From: Willy Tarreau <w@xxxxxx>
> Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 06:40:48 +0200
>> For this reason, IMHO it helps when submitters can indicate in each
>> patch the mainline equivalent ID, or alternatively that it's pointless
>> to look for it because the fix is much different.
> I put this at the top of every networking/ide/sparc commit message
> for -stable submissions I make.
> In fact I thought that was a requirement for -stable submissions?

It is a documented requirement, perhaps not very clearly worded in The
Submitter's Guide To Stable...;a=commitdiff;h=46cdf871d9970b9252469531f9efd4a17243bb0b
Stefan Richter
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