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SubjectRe: [patch 2/2] Documentation/process: Add tip tree handbook
On Thu, Nov 08, 2018 at 08:40:12AM +0100, Ingo Molnar wrote:
> > + - Cc: ``cc-ed-person <person@mail>``
> > +
> > + If the patch should be backported to stable, then please add a '``Cc:
> > + stable@vger.kernel.org``' tag, but do not Cc stable when sending your
> > + mail.
>
> Can I suggest a more canonical form:
>
> Cc: <stable@vger.kernel.org> # v4.18 and later kernels
>
> It would be nice if people adding Cc: stable lines would actually try to
> figure out which exact kernel versions are affected.

I think Greg actually prefers we use stable@kernel.org, which is a
/dev/null target. His bot will then pick up on the tag once it hits
Linus' tree.

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