APPLIED: [Quantal PULL REQUEST] Sound backport patches

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com
Thu Sep 6 14:18:44 UTC 2012


On 09/06/2012 07:18 AM, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 09/06/2012 02:35 PM, Tim Gardner wrote:
>> On 09/06/2012 02:16 AM, David Henningsson wrote:
>>> git://kernel.ubuntu.com/diwic/ubuntu-quantal.git sound-backports
>>
>> David - all of these patches look like good bug fixes. Why not submit
>> them via stable?
> 
> One of them are indeed submitted to stable as well, but you never know
> how long that takes, and so I figured it would be good to get them in
> before quantal starts going into different kinds of freezes.
> For the others - they are either not strictly regressions (e g the
> phantom jack patch), or slightly too big (e g "Support single 3-pin jack
> without VREF"), and for a few, well, maybe they should have been sent to
> stable.

Its not strictly required that a stable patch fix a regression. I'm
certain that the stable maintainers are quite happy to take patches that
fix bugs as well, which all of these patches appear to do.

rtg
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Tim Gardner tim.gardner at canonical.com




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