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From: Greg KH <>
To: Steve French <>
Cc: Stable <>, LKML <>
Subject: Re: "Fixes:" vs. "Cc: stable ..."
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2022 19:58:19 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YwZmu1ZTbjVqIY/> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Wed, Aug 24, 2022 at 12:14:12PM -0500, Steve French wrote:
> Do changesets that already included the "Fixes:" tag in the commit
> description also need to include the "Cc:" in
> order to be included in stable?

As per the documentation:

You should be putting cc: stable@... on the patch.

But as not all maintainers do, we have to dig through those with Fixes:
in order to actually catch all bugfixes :(

So please, use cc: stable.


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2022-08-24 17:58 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 3+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-08-24 17:14 "Fixes:" vs. "Cc: stable ..." Steve French
2022-08-24 17:58 ` Greg KH [this message]
2022-08-24 18:11   ` Steve French

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