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. Pavel -- (english) http://www.livejournal.com/~pavelmachek (cesky, pictures) http://atrey.karlin.mff.cuni.cz/~pavel/picture/horses/blog.html
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