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authorGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2012-01-23 07:36:04 -0800
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>2012-01-24 10:50:22 -0800
commit8381b5e88a19b780f19fc52b7dd67f2b05d07dca (patch)
tree0658f79aa639380c3034b4f4feaba8e863a8c5ad /Documentation
parent268863f43629ef88763400d0cae4a66c754a0d23 (diff)
stable: update documentation to ask for kernel version
It would save me an email round-trip asking which stable tree(s) that a patch should be applied to, so document that the tree number should be specified in the email request. Reported-by: Tomoya MORINAGA <tomoya.rohm@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
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1 files changed, 2 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
index 21fd05c28e73..f0ab5cf28fca 100644
--- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
@@ -25,7 +25,8 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
- Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to
stable@vger.kernel.org. You must note the upstream commit ID in the
- changelog of your submission.
+ changelog of your submission, as well as the kernel version you wish
+ it to be applied to.
- To have the patch automatically included in the stable tree, add the tag
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to