question about deferred patches

Bruno Jesus 00cpxxx at
Mon Nov 23 12:07:44 CST 2015

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 2:01 AM, Jamie Taylor <Jamie.Taylor at> wrote:
> I have a question about the patch management system.  The description
> of the "deferred" status is:
>> This means that the patch is deferred because of code freeze for an
>> upcoming release. You need to either resend after the release, make
>> the patch less intrusive, or make a convincing argument that it needs
>> to be included in the release.
> Why do patches have to be resubmitted after a release rather than just
> marking all deferred patches as "New" after the release?

Hi, Jamie. The list of patches lasts for one month so after that
period patches are dropped. Since the freeze time is likely to consume
more time than that the patches have to be resubmitted.

> Thanks,
> Jamie Taylor

Best Regards,

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