On 14.10.2016 19:38, Peter Maydell wrote:
> On 14 October 2016 at 09:27, Greg Kurz <gr...@kaod.org> wrote:
>> On Fri, 14 Oct 2016 09:28:35 +1100
>> David Gibson <da...@gibson.dropbear.id.au> wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 12:57:19PM +0100, Peter Maydell wrote:
>>>> On 13 October 2016 at 12:54, Peter Maydell <peter.mayd...@linaro.org> 
>>>> wrote:
>>>> More generally, we need to come up with something for distinguishing
>>>> PULL requests not for master, because my current workflow basically
>>>> says "anything that says 'for you to fetch changes up to' will get
>>>> merged into master...
>>> Um.. yes.. this was intended for merge to the 2.7 branch, not master.
>>> Any ideas how I should express that?
>> I'm not aware of any formal process, other than sending a mail to
>> qemu-stable and Cc: Michael Roth. This is often done by simply
>> replying to selected messages in the pull requests for the master
>> branch.
>> Then Michael does all the cherry picking stuff and usually sends a
>> patch round-up two weeks before the stable release, for people to
>> review.
> Yes, I think I was partly thrown because in general patches
> don't go into the stable branches via pull requests.
> That said, my current filter/workflow is clearly broken
> so I'm open to any suggestions for easy-for-me-to-filter-for
> ways to flag up that a pull request isn't aimed at master.

Maybe simply filter out the requests that include qemu-stable in "To:" ?


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