Re: [RFC] -stable, how it's going to work.

From: Neil Brown
Date: Thu Mar 10 2005 - 05:01:57 EST

On Tuesday March 8, greg@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> So here's a first cut at how this 2.6 -stable release process is going
> to work that Chris and I have come up with. Does anyone have any
> problems/issues/questions with this?

One rule that I thought would make sense, but that I don't see listed

- must fix a regression

If some problem was in 2.6.X and is still there in 2.6.X+1, then there
is no great rush to fix it for 2.6.(X+1).1, it can wait for 2.6.(X+2).

Security issues could be an exception to this, or it could be seen
that the publication of a security vulnerability causes a regression
which needs to be fixed...

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