Re: [GIT PULL] security: general updates for v4.21

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Fri Dec 28 2018 - 23:15:46 EST

On Fri, Dec 28, 2018 at 8:09 PM James Morris <jmorris@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Yep, I understand what you mean. I can't find the discussion from several
> years ago, but developers asked to be able to work with more current
> kernels, and I recall you saying that if you want to do this, merge to a
> specific -rc tag at least.

If people really want it, maybe the merge can state that explicit
thing, as it is I'm trying to push back on empty merges that don't
explain why they even exist.