[Mesa-dev] Patchwork/mesa-stable question

Michel Dänzer michel at daenzer.net
Fri Oct 30 01:46:44 PDT 2015

On 30.10.2015 17:44, Marek Olšák wrote:
> 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.

Yes, just something to keep in mind for when the next stable branch
comes along. :)

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Libre software enthusiast             |             Mesa and X developer

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