[Pull Request][Natty] sparse-keymap backports to aid in hotkey debugging

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Wed Apr 6 13:54:31 UTC 2011


On 04/06/2011 07:39 AM, Seth Forshee wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 07:05:03AM -0600, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> On 04/05/2011 09:55 PM, Seth Forshee wrote:
>>> git://kernel.ubuntu.com/sforshee/ubuntu-natty.git sparse-backports
>>>
>>
>> applied - don't forget to propose for stable (which seems
>> appropriate in this case).
>
> Huh, I wasn't thinking of these as stable material, since they're just
> helpful for troubleshooting and don't really fix anything. Under what
> circumstances are non-fix patches accepted in the stable trees? Because
> I don't really see it described in stable_kernel_rules.txt.
>
> Thanks,
> Seth
>

IMHO a stable patch should only address a regression, or be a 
prerequisite for a patch that addresses a regression.

What function do your 2 sparse-keymap patches serve?

rtg
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com



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