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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 17:37:51 +0100
From:   Paolo Bonzini <pbonzini@...hat.com>
To:     Sean Christopherson <seanjc@...gle.com>,
        Lai Jiangshan <jiangshanlai@...il.com>
Cc:     linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, kvm@...r.kernel.org,
        Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...ux.alibaba.com>, stable@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH V2] kvm: check tlbs_dirty directly

On 15/12/20 19:44, Sean Christopherson wrote:
> Note, you don't actually need to Ccstable@...r.kernel.org  when sending the
> patch.  If/when the patch is merged to Linus' tree, the stable tree maintainers,
> or more accurately their scripts, will automatically pick up the patch and apply
> it to the relevant stable trees.
> 
> You'll probably be getting the following letter from Greg KH any time now:-)
> 
> <formletter>
> 
> This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
> stable kernel tree.  Please read:
>      https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
> for how to do this properly.
> 
> </formletter>

As far as I know, as long as he sees LKML or something else in Cc he 
assumes it's an indication _for the maintainer_.  Don't underestimate 
the power of Greg's mailing list filters. :)

Paolo

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