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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.19 60/97] lib/stackdepot: Fix outdated comments
On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 02:24:55PM +0100, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2020 at 02:05:33PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > Hi!
> >
> > > [ Upstream commit ee050dc83bc326ad5ef8ee93bca344819371e7a5 ]
> > >
> > > Replace "depot_save_stack" with "stack_depot_save" in code comments because
> > > depot_save_stack() was replaced in commit c0cfc337264c ("lib/stackdepot:
> > > Provide functions which operate on plain storage arrays") and removed in
> > > commit 56d8f079c51a ("lib/stackdepot: Remove obsolete functions")
> >
> > This is wrong.
> >
> > > +++ b/lib/stackdepot.c
> > > @@ -96,7 +96,7 @@ static bool init_stack_slab(void **prealloc)
> > > stack_slabs[depot_index + 1] = *prealloc;
> > > /*
> > > * This smp_store_release pairs with smp_load_acquire() from
> > > - * |next_slab_inited| above and in depot_save_stack().
> > > + * |next_slab_inited| above and in stack_depot_save().
> > > */
> > > smp_store_release(&next_slab_inited, 1);
> > > }
> >
> > May have been outdated for mainline, but they are actually okay for
> > 4.19.
>
> Good catch, I'll go drop this from the stable queues (4.14, 4.9, and 4.19).

Ah, nope, this patch is needed for the "real" patch here, 305e519ce48e
("lib/stackdepot.c: fix global out-of-bounds in stack_slabs")

Hm, it's not that big of a deal, I'll go fix that up by hand...

But that explains why it is included here.

thanks,

greg k-h

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