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@@ -25,7 +25,8 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
- Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to
stable@vger.kernel.org. You must note the upstream commit ID in the
- changelog of your submission.
+ changelog of your submission, as well as the kernel version you wish
+ it to be applied to.
- To have the patch automatically included in the stable tree, add the tag
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to