On Tue, 2013-06-04 at 10:00 +0800, Xufeng Zhang wrote:Thank you, Ben!
On 06/03/2013 10:28 PM, Greg KH wrote:The heading you used should only be used by a stable branch maintainer
On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 03:52:58PM +0800, Xufeng Zhang wrote:Sorry, I don't have any experience with stable patch and I consult
3.4-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.Really? What are you going to do with it if no one objects?
stable_kernel_rules.txt, there are not much special rules and here I just
want to specify the kernel version I wish it to be applied to.
I know I'm sure not going to do anything with it...Ok, thanks for your hint, I'll resend the patch.
(hint, this isn't how you ask for networking stable patches to be
sending out a series of patches they've already accepted, prior to
making a new release. If you want a fix to be added to be applied to
one or more stable branches, you should write in the form of a request.
And if you're just not sure, then you should write in the form of a
Networking is a special case in that the subsystem maintainer, David
Miller, generally collects together and backports fixes for all the
official 3.x branches. So you should send your request to him (but do
cc the stable and subsystem lists as well).