Commit 8381b5e8 authored by Greg Kroah-Hartman's avatar Greg Kroah-Hartman

stable: update documentation to ask for kernel version

It would save me an email round-trip asking which stable tree(s) that a
patch should be applied to, so document that the tree number should be
specified in the email request.
Reported-by: default avatarTomoya MORINAGA <>
Signed-off-by: default avatarGreg Kroah-Hartman <>
parent 268863f4
......@@ -25,7 +25,8 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
- Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to You must note the upstream commit ID in the
changelog of your submission.
changelog of your submission, as well as the kernel version you wish
it to be applied to.
- To have the patch automatically included in the stable tree, add the tag
in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to
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