LWN article about stable workflow @kernel summit


Jan Kiszka
 

Interesting to read:

https://lwn.net/Articles/705220/
(subscriptions only until next week)

In a nutshell: Folks are unhappy with the selection and review process
of patches that go into stable kernels. Various measures were proposed
like adding more tags, including "Fixes:", working more test-based,
reverting broken fixes instead of fixing up on top. The latter was the
least common denominator the community agreed upon for now.

Jan

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