[Mesa-dev] Patchwork/mesa-stable question

Marek Olšák maraeo at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 01:44:35 PDT 2015

On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 3:33 AM, Michel Dänzer <michel at daenzer.net> wrote:
> On 30.10.2015 08:11, Nicolai Hähnle wrote:
>> I am not familiar with patchwork yet and have a related question: on my
>> push, I got the following error message related to patchwork:
>> remote: E: failed to find patch for rev
>> f75f21a24ae2dd83507f3d4d8007f0fcfe6db802
>> Apparently, patchwork didn't pick up Ivan's v3 patch, perhaps because it
>> wasn't inline. Is this something to worry about? Specifically, I believe
>> the patch is a candidate for the stable branch, and I added the
>> appropriate Cc: in the commit message. Does the message above prevent it
>> from being picked up?
> No, the stable tags are parsed by the bin/get-pick-list.sh script (run
> it with a stable branch checked out).
> One gotcha about the stable tag in Mesa (in contrast to e.g. the one in
> the Linux kernel) is that by default, it only applies to the last stable
> branch, i.e. currently the 11.0 branch. If you wanted the patch to be
> backported to the 10.6 branch as well, you'd need to specify something like
> CC: "10.6 11.0" <mesa-stable at lists.freedesktop.org>

FYI, 10.6 won't have any other releases and doesn't get any fixes anymore.


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