Re: [PATCH 4.9 000/101] 4.9.111-stable review

From: Greg KH
Date: Mon Jul 02 2018 - 06:24:21 EST

On Mon, Jul 02, 2018 at 11:57:36AM +0200, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> On Sun, Jul 1, 2018 at 6:26 PM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 4.9.111 release.
> > There are 101 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
> > to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
> > let me know.
> Thank you for your hard work on -stable!
> > Pseudo-Shortlog of commits:
> Given you do publish a git tree with these changes, is there any specific reason
> you're not using a real shortlog? Sorting and grouping would make it
> easier to see
> which patches of mine you have backported.

Many years ago Linus wanted it in this type of format as it was easier
to see what was being applied to the trees. Given that it is a git
tree, you can see the shortlog yourself, and you are cc:ed on any of
your own patches directly, right?


greg k-h