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Date:	Tue, 10 Nov 2009 13:25:01 -0800
From:	Greg KH <gregkh@...e.de>
To:	Junio C Hamano <gitster@...ox.com>
Cc:	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	Stefan Richter <stefanr@...6.in-berlin.de>,
	James Bottomley <James.Bottomley@...senPartnership.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
	Chris Wright <chrisw@...s-sol.org>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
	"H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@...or.com>,
	Peter Zijlstra <a.p.zijlstra@...llo.nl>
Subject: Re: [RFC] new -stable tag variant, Git workflow question

On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 01:11:17PM -0800, Junio C Hamano wrote:
> Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu> writes:
> 
> > Yeah. This new tagging scheme doesnt really allow anything 'new' per se 
> > - it just helps the existing practice some more. All these commits were 
> > -stable candidates anyway, in exactly the same order - the only 
> > difference the new tagging scheme adds here is a more organized, 
> > in-upsream-Git way of communicating it to you.
> 
> I am just a bystander, but if it were truly in-upstream-git way, wouldn't
> you be forking a branch from the tagged target release (the latest of
> 2.6.32.X), and queuing only the changes meant for -stable to it, and
> giving the name of the branch to git people and sending out patches from
> that branch for e-mailed review and application?
> 
> There won't be any special tagging required, only a dedicated branch.
> 
> Or am I missing something?

Yes, these are patches going to Linus's tree, which would be 2.6.33 at
the time.  I need to know the ids to add them back to the older .32.y
tree.

hope this helps,

greg k-h
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