[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] devtools: check stable tag in fixes

Ferruh Yigit ferruh.yigit at intel.com
Fri Jan 20 17:20:45 CET 2017

On 1/20/2017 10:23 AM, Yuanhan Liu wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 20, 2017 at 11:10:54AM +0100, Thomas Monjalon wrote:
>> 2017-01-20 15:59, Yuanhan Liu:
>>> On Thu, Jan 19, 2017 at 12:00:23PM +0000, Ferruh Yigit wrote:
>>>> To highlight, and double check, the process will be updated as following:
>>>> - Author may or may not have "CC: stable at dpdk.org" for fixes.
>>>> - Maintainer/Committer may add "CC: stable at dpdk.org" tag to commit log,
>>>> but won't send a mail to the stable mail list.
>>>> - "CC: stable at dpdk.org" tags will remain in commit logs.
>>> Yes.
>> Sorry, I do not understand why a maintainer or a committer would not send a
>> mail to the stable ML. If we add the CC: tag, we can also CC:stable at dpdk.org
>> in our reply.
> Oh, right.

Because if the decision will be given based on parsing git history, same
patch being sent to stable mail list will be duplicate and will create
But if this will help somebody, somehow, I don't see any issue to
sending mail to stable mail list.

> 	--yliu

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