[ofiwg] managing stable branches

Hefty, Sean sean.hefty at intel.com
Wed Nov 29 09:57:39 PST 2017

> Just my 2 cents.
> We just had this discussion for rdma-core and used this approach:
> https://github.com/linux-rdma/rdma-
> core/blob/master/Documentation/stable.md

Thanks for the feedback.  The main difference between rdma-core and ofiwg is that we use github exclusively for patch submissions and reviews.  But, your option 1 is equivalent to the TOKEN:KEY proposal.

> There's a set of tools use by the kernel stable guys but I haven't
> gotten to them yet.
> https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/sashal/stable-
> tools.git/tree/

Excellent - I'll need to look these over as well, but it sounds promising.

- Sean

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