* Fixes must go into master first unless they are applicable only to the
stable branch; if back-porting to an older stable branch, the fix should first
be applied to the newer stable branches before being back-ported to the older
Does anyone know the reason for the policy above i.e. why fixes have to go to
1) It makes more sense at least for users to get CVE fixes as soon as
possible in the maintenance branches.
2) Normally the versions are different in master and maintenance branches
so different patches are required.
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