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Date:   Thu, 07 Dec 2017 17:22:31 +0100
From:   Jerome Brunet <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:     Florian Fainelli <>,
        Kevin Hilman <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 5/8] net: phy: meson-gxl: detect LPA

On Thu, 2017-12-07 at 17:12 +0100, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > Would it be Ok if send patches 1 to 5 to net ?
> > and 6 to 8 separately on net-next ?
> No. The rules for stable is that a patch must really fix something and
> be minimal.
> Documentation/process/stable-kernel-rules.rst 
> What might be best is to develop a minimal, but ugly patch for stable.
> Get it applied. Around a week later, net will be merged into
> net-next. You can then have a 'revert' patch, followed by this series
> making it nice and clean.

Looks like a plan. Will do.
Thanks Andrew.

>        Andrew

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