From: Tariq Toukan <>
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 10:27:23 +0300

> Hi Dave,
> On 16/09/2016 2:21 AM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Tariq Toukan <>
>> Date: Mon, 12 Sep 2016 16:20:11 +0300
>>> This patchset contains some bug fixes, a cleanup, and small
>>> improvements
>>> from the team to the mlx4 Eth and core drivers.
>>> Series generated against net-next commit:
>>> 02154927c115 "net: dsa: bcm_sf2: Get VLAN_PORT_MASK from b53_device"
>>> Please push the following patch to -stable  >= 4.6 as well:
>>> "net/mlx4_core: Fix to clean devlink resources"
>> Again, coding style fixes and optimizations like branch prediction
>> hints are not bug fixes and therefore not appropriate for 'net'.
> Yes, I know. Please notice that it was submitted to net-next this
> time.

This is completely incompatible with a request for one of the changes
to go into -stable.

If the change is not in 'net', it can't go to -stable.

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