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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.18 14/83] ARM: make lookup_processor_type() non-__init
On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 05:15:35PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>On Sun, Dec 02, 2018 at 10:17:32AM -0500, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 04:18:43PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> > On Fri, Nov 30, 2018 at 04:15:54PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> > > 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.
>> >
>> > Ok, not that bad, only 4:
>> > 383fb3ee8024 ("ARM: spectre-v2: per-CPU vtables to work around big.Little systems")
>> > e209950fdd06 ("ARM: add PROC_VTABLE and PROC_TABLE macros")
>> > 945aceb1db88 ("ARM: clean up per-processor check_bugs method call")
>> > 899a42f83667 ("ARM: make lookup_processor_type() non-__init")
>> >
>> > I'll go drop them all from the trees now. Turns out for 4.14 one of
>> > these patches broke the build anyway. Sasha, how did that past your
>> > builder tests?
>>
>> Because it builds :)
>
>Really? It broke Guenter's builds...

I might be missing something, but Guenter's reply to this -rc thread
(https://www.spinics.net/lists/stable/msg272294.html) was:

> For v3.18.127-83-gc3953c334bf6:
>
> Build results:
> total: 160 pass: 160 fail: 0
> Qemu test results:
> total: 223 pass: 223 fail: 0

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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