[Ksummit-2012-discuss] [ATTEND] stable kernel stuff and grumpy maintainers

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Mon Jun 18 19:20:49 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jun 18, 2012 at 12:10:11PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 18 Jun 2012 20:42:32 +0200 (CEST)
> Jiri Kosina <jkosina at suse.cz> wrote:
> > A particular real-life example: we are between last two release candidates 
> > of the enterprise distro release. For a good reason we are, at this stage, 
> > allowing *stricly* only high-priority bugfixes (user triggerable crashes, 
> > data corruptions, security issues).
> > This is not really in line with a huge pile of patches that come with each 
> > and every -stable release. And, frankly, -stable releases don't really 
> > include solely the patches listed above as high-priority; so we end up 
> > cherry-picking from -stable before releasing anyway.
> I think the model of -stable being a place for you guys to
> pick-and-choose from is a good one.  I am suspecting that whoever does
> this has strong opinions about the need for good changelogs ;)

Along those lines, are the existing changelogs not sufficient to
determine this type of information?

greg k-h

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