question about deferred patches

André Hentschel nerv at
Mon Nov 23 12:40:43 CST 2015

Am 23.11.2015 um 19:07 schrieb Bruno Jesus:
> 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.

Further they might not apply any more after the code freeze.

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