On Mon 2018-04-16 12:53:07, Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:43:13 +0000
> Sasha Levin <alexander.le...@microsoft.com> wrote:
> > >If you are worried about people not putting enough "Stable: " tags in
> > >their commits, perhaps you can write them emails "hey, I think this
> > >should go to stable, do you agree"? You should get people marking
> > >their commits themselves pretty quickly...  
> > 
> > Greg has been doing this for years, ask him how that worked out for him.
> Then he shouldn't pull in the fix. Let it be broken. As soon as someone
> complains about it being broken, then bug the maintainer again. "Hey,
> this is broken in 4.x, and this looks like the fix for it. Do you
> agree?"
> I agree that some patches don't need this discussion. Things that are
> obvious. Off-by-one and stack-overflow and other bugs like that. Or
> another common bug is error paths that don't release locks. These
> should just be backported. But subtle fixes like this thread should
> default to (not backport unless someones complains or the
> author/maintainer acks it).

Agreed. And it scares me we are even discussing this.


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