[PATCH v1] mtd: rawnand: meson: fix bitmask for length in command word

Arseniy Krasnov avkrasnov at sberdevices.ru
Wed Mar 29 00:12:10 PDT 2023

On 28.03.2023 23:25, Martin Blumenstingl wrote:
> Hi Arseniy,
> On Tue, Mar 28, 2023 at 8:39 PM Arseniy Krasnov
> <avkrasnov at sberdevices.ru> wrote:
> [...]
>>> By the way any reason not to have Cc'ed stable?
>> Sorry, what do You mean? I've included linux-mtd mailing lists, there is
>> one more list for mtd reviews? I will appreciate if You can point me
> "stable" typically refers to the stable tree where fixes for already
> released kernel versions are maintained.
> When Miquel applies the patch it will either land in the next -rc of
> the current development cycle (typically applies to fixes - currently
> 6.3-rc5) or -rc1 of the next kernel version (typically applies to new
> features, cleanups, etc. - currently 6.4-rc1).
> Let's say you are fixing a bug now but want the fix to be included in
> 6.1 LTS (long term stable) or other stable release.
> In this case it's recommended to Cc the maintainers of the stable
> trees as part of your patch, see [0].
> That way once the commit with your fix hits Linus Torvalds linux tree
> it will be backported by the stable team within a few days (assuming
> of course that the patch applies cleanly to older versions, if not
> they're notifying you).
> Note: even without Cc'ing the stable maintainers your commit may be
> backported (semi-automatically) if it has a Fixes tag and the stable
> maintainers find your commit. But my understanding is that it's
> easiest for them if they're explicitly Cc'ed on the patch.
> I hope this makes sense. If not: don't hesitate to ask.

Hello! Thanks for this detailed explanation, that really helps!

Thanks, Arseniy

> Best regards,
> Martin
> [0] https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/v4.15/process/stable-kernel-rules.html#option-1

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