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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: android: ion: check for kref overflow
On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 02:31:38PM -0700, Daniel Rosenberg wrote:
> On 08/31/2018 08:56 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 30, 2018 at 06:36:18PM -0700, Daniel Rosenberg wrote:
> > > The sign off was on the 4.4.y version that I cherry-picked this from.
> > Ah that wasn't obvious at all. What is that git commit id? You need to
> > give us a hint as to what is going on when you do that :)
> b84ec04bae905901("staging: android: ion: check for kref overflow") in 4.4.y
> > > There was a trivial conflict moving it to 4.9, but it did not modify
> > > any changed lines, so I hadn't thought that was worth noting on the
> > > patch. I apologise if leaving the signed-off-by was incorrect here.
> > Why did I only apply this to 4.4 and not 4.9 when the original patch was
> > submitted? That seems odd.
> >
> > thanks,
> >
> > greg k-h
> I don't know. I had included it in the range of kernel versions it should be
> applied to in the original patch, and noted the minor conflict for later
> kernel versions. You added it in 3.18 and 4.4, and I assumed not 4.9 because
> of the conflict in applying the patch, so I sent this version.
> b1fa6d8acb50c8e9 ("staging: android: ion: Pull out ion ioctls to a separate
> file") is the patch that causes the minor conflict in applying the original
> patch.
> 4c23cbff073f3b9b ("staging: android: ion: Remove import interface") is the
> patch that removes the affected code altogether in later kernels versions.

Ok, that makes more sense, thanks for letting me know, this was an odd
one-off and I didn't remember it at all.

Now queued up.

greg k-h

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