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SubjectRe: [PATCH 02/14] mm/hmm: fix header file if/else/endif maze
On Fri, 16 Mar 2018 17:18:02 -0400 Jerome Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 16, 2018 at 02:09:59PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > On Fri, 16 Mar 2018 15:14:07 -0400 jglisse@redhat.com wrote:
> >
> > > From: Jérôme Glisse <jglisse@redhat.com>
> > >
> > > The #if/#else/#endif for IS_ENABLED(CONFIG_HMM) were wrong.
> >
> > "were wrong" is not a sufficient explanation of the problem, especially
> > if we're requesting a -stable backport. Please fully describe the
> > effects of a bug when fixing it?
>
> Build issue (compilation failure) if you have multiple includes of
> hmm.h through different headers is the most obvious issue. So it
> will be very obvious with any big driver that include the file in
> different headers.

That doesn't seem to warrant a -stable backport? The developer of such
a driver will simply fix the headers?

> I can respin with that. Sorry again for not being more explanatory
> it is always hard for me to figure what is not obvious to others.

I updated the changelog, no respin needed.

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