[dpdk-dev] [PATCH] devtools: list stable commits do not have fixline

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Fri Apr 28 12:07:05 CEST 2017

28/04/2017 09:21, Yuanhan Liu:
> Some commits for stable releases (with Cc stable tag) may not have the
> fixline. For example:
>     http://dpdk.org/dev/patchwork/patch/23955/
> It disables a feature we have implemented in last release. The feature
> is done right. It's the QEMU implementaton being buggy, that we have to
> disable it to workaround those buggy QEMU releases (v2.7 - v2.9). Without
> such workaround, QEMU won't start when queue number >= 2.
> That said, we also have to backport it to stable releases, though there
> is no fixline (there was no DPDK bug to fix after all).
> There should be similar cases like this. Thus, this patch makes
> git-log-fixes.sh script also list those stable commits do not have
> fixline.
> Signed-off-by: Yuanhan Liu <yuanhan.liu at linux.intel.com>

Applied, without the comments about the reasons for not adding a fixline,
because there should be always a fixline, as discussed in the thread.

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