|author||Anton Arapov <firstname.lastname@example.org>||2012-08-07 11:21:50 +0200|
|committer||Anton Arapov <email@example.com>||2012-08-07 12:52:25 +0200|
fedora kernel: 222b075b3ff0d9e88aa9353e3c80667756ed7361v3.5.0-4
Signed-off-by: Anton Arapov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
index f0ab5cf28fc..4a7b54bd37e 100644
@@ -12,6 +12,12 @@ Rules on what kind of patches are accepted, and which ones are not, into the
marked CONFIG_BROKEN), an oops, a hang, data corruption, a real
security issue, or some "oh, that's not good" issue. In short, something
+ - Serious issues as reported by a user of a distribution kernel may also
+ be considered if they fix a notable performance or interactivity issue.
+ As these fixes are not as obvious and have a higher risk of a subtle
+ regression they should only be submitted by a distribution kernel
+ maintainer and include an addendum linking to a bugzilla entry if it
+ exists and additional information on the user-visible impact.
- New device IDs and quirks are also accepted.
- No "theoretical race condition" issues, unless an explanation of how the
race can be exploited is also provided.