Which patches are NOT for 4.0?

Alexander Bokovoy ab at samba.org
Tue Sep 25 00:05:38 MDT 2012

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 4:35 AM, Andrew Bartlett <abartlet at samba.org> wrote:
> I just wanted to raise an interesting observation from watching the GIT
> tree since rc1.  That is, when selecting the patches we want to get in
> the rc2 release, we might want to work not just off the bugs in
> bugzilla, but instead look over *all* the patches in master.
I have some patches picked up at
I'm intending to file bugs for review+signing off to Karolin.

Andreas already uses them in Fedora and RHEL builds so he will be able
to review/sign off.

> I don't see this as us 'releasing from master', but instead just noting
> that there isn't any feature work going on yet, and that everyone is and
> has been working exclusively on release-critical bugs.
> Naturally, this gets harder as soon as someone starts on features for
> 4.1, but for now, I just wanted to raise the idea as either:
>  - a benchmark to compare with (so we don't miss something)
>  - or a way perhaps two of us could work over the patch list and prepare
> a single, larger bug with most/all of rc1..master changes in it.
> To be totally clear: I'm not wanting to change our policy on what can be
> put into RC at this point, just trying to make the mechanics simpler for
> all involved.

/ Alexander Bokovoy

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