[alsa-devel] submitting patch: specify destination kernel version(s)

Daniel Mack zonque at gmail.com
Fri Sep 2 14:50:36 CEST 2011

On Fri, Sep 2, 2011 at 2:16 PM, Torsten Schenk <torsten.schenk at zoho.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm currently preparing a patch for the kernel, I want it to be included from 3.0 on, but not in versions before. I once got a hint to put
> Cc: stable at kernel.org
> but that seems not to do the trick. How could it be achieved, that the patch only appears in 3.0 (and later)?

This is not really officially documented, but there seems to be a
general agreement that this line should do what you want:

  Cc: stable at kernel.org [3.0+]

At least, other patches were submitted that way. Greg, is that correct?


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