Re: [PATCH] sctp: set association state to established in dupcook_ahandler

From: Xufeng Zhang
Date: Tue Jun 04 2013 - 22:08:05 EST

On 06/05/2013 08:13 AM, Ben Hutchings wrote:
On Tue, 2013-06-04 at 10:00 +0800, Xufeng Zhang wrote:
On 06/03/2013 10:28 PM, Greg KH wrote:
On Mon, Jun 03, 2013 at 03:52:58PM +0800, Xufeng Zhang wrote:

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?

Sorry, I don't have any experience with stable patch and I consult
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...

(hint, this isn't how you ask for networking stable patches to be

Ok, thanks for your hint, I'll resend the patch.
The heading you used should only be used by a stable branch maintainer
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).
Thank you, Ben!
Now it's more clear.


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