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authorDave Chiluk <chiluk@canonical.com>2014-06-24 10:11:26 -0500
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2014-09-05 16:28:33 -0700
commit38d467b3effd465be24a20e2d861b9049d4f333f (patch)
tree41075080e6217e6b4416574532cc1bbb537c5b9a /Documentation
parent7f363d2d04aa06a58619ffb5f22a84ae4f362c17 (diff)
stable_kernel_rules: Add pointer to netdev-FAQ for network patches
commit b76fc285337b6b256e9ba20a40cfd043f70c27af upstream. Stable_kernel_rules should point submitters of network stable patches to the netdev_FAQ.txt as requests for stable network patches should go to netdev first. Signed-off-by: Dave Chiluk <chiluk@canonical.com> Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
index b0714d8f678a..8dfb6a5f427d 100644
--- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
@@ -29,6 +29,9 @@ Rules on what kind of patches are accepted, and which ones are not, into the
Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
+ - If the patch covers files in net/ or drivers/net please follow netdev stable
+ submission guidelines as described in
+ Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt
- 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, as well as the kernel version you wish