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[Xen-devel] [PATCH STABLE] MAINTAINERS: Reference stable maintenance policy

# HG changeset patch
# User Ian Campbell <ijc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
# Date 1354032095 0
# Node ID 5f1ad53a35724ee4b7d8500447f07c466987c56d
# Parent  5c5c695863f73bd6a9eccaaa96cf28800e50e840
MAINTAINERS: Reference stable maintenance policy

I also couldn't resist fixing a typo and adding a reference to
http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Submitting_Xen_Patches for the normal case as

Signed-off-by: Ian Campbell <ian.campbell@xxxxxxxxxx>
This version is for 4.2 and 4.1 and is modified from the unstable
version to mention Jan as maintainer of both branches.

diff -r 5c5c695863f7 -r 5f1ad53a3572 MAINTAINERS
--- a/MAINTAINERS       Tue Nov 27 13:25:17 2012 +0100
+++ b/MAINTAINERS       Tue Nov 27 16:01:35 2012 +0000
@@ -1,5 +1,6 @@
        List of maintainers and how to submit changes
+       =============================================
 Please try to follow the guidelines below.  This will make things
 easier on the maintainers.  Not all of these guidelines matter for every
@@ -15,7 +16,11 @@ 3.   Make a patch available to the relevan
        'diff -u' to make the patch easy to merge. Be prepared to get your
        changes sent back with seemingly silly requests about formatting
        and variable names.  These aren't as silly as they seem. One
-       job the maintainersdo is to keep things looking the same.
+       job the maintainers do is to keep things looking the same.
+       PLEASE see http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Submitting_Xen_Patches for
+       hints on how to submit a patch to xen-unstable in a suitable
+       form.
        PLEASE try to include any credit lines you want added with the
        patch. It avoids people being missed off by mistake and makes
@@ -34,6 +39,28 @@ 4.   Make sure you have the right to send 
 5.     Happy hacking.
+       Stable Release Maintenance
+       ==========================
+The policy for inclusion in a Xen stable release is different to that
+for inclusion in xen-unstable.
+Please see http://wiki.xen.org/wiki/Xen_Maintenance_Releases for more
+Remember to copy the stable branch maintainer. The maintainer for this
+branch is:
+       Jan Beulich <JBeulich@xxxxxxxx>
+Tools backport requests should also be copied to:
+       Ian Jackson <Ian.Jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
+       Unstable Subsystem Maintainers
+       ==============================
 Descriptions of section entries:
        M: Mail patches to: FullName <address@domain>

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