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Subject[PATCH] docs: process: Remove outdated info about -git patches
As can be seen by clicking around the timeline on[1],
there were no -git patches/tarballs on since release 3.1.


Signed-off-by: Jonathan Neuschäfer <>
Documentation/process/howto.rst | 9 ---------
1 file changed, 9 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/process/howto.rst b/Documentation/process/howto.rst
index 58b2f46c4f98..00c8ddd2ed2c 100644
--- a/Documentation/process/howto.rst
+++ b/Documentation/process/howto.rst
@@ -302,15 +302,6 @@ The file :ref:`Documentation/process/stable-kernel-rules.rst <stable_kernel_rule
in the kernel tree documents what kinds of changes are acceptable for
the -stable tree, and how the release process works.

-4.x -git patches
-These are daily snapshots of Linus' kernel tree which are managed in a
-git repository (hence the name.) These patches are usually released
-daily and represent the current state of Linus' tree. They are more
-experimental than -rc kernels since they are generated automatically
-without even a cursory glance to see if they are sane.
Subsystem Specific kernel trees and patches

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