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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.18 14/83] ARM: make lookup_processor_type() non-__init
On Thu, Nov 29, 2018 at 02:28:18PM +0000, Russell King - ARM Linux wrote:
> Hi,
>
> As I've already fed back to Sascha about this, this patch on its own
> does not fix anything, and is not a stable kernel candidate without
> a patch that makes use of it (iow, the spectre fixes.) It is a
> preparatory patch for mainline commit 383fb3ee8024.
>
> Every commit in:
>
> $ git rev-list v4.16..383fb3ee8024
>
> are the ARM spectre fixes, which are being back-ported by David Long.
>
> Please do not cherry-pick commits from within this series for _any_
> stable kernel, but please wait for David to send you the back-ported
> patches.

Ugh, ok, that's a bunch here.

Sasha, let me go dig all of these out now.

Russell, thanks for letting me know.

greg k-h

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