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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3] virtio-balloon: Switch back to OOM handler for VIRTIO_BALLOON_F_DEFLATE_ON_OOM
On Tue, Mar 10, 2020 at 08:13:19PM +0100, David Hildenbrand wrote:
> > Should this have:
> >
> > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # 4.19+
>
> I guess as nothing will actually "crash" it's not worth stable.


No - it's a regression, it would be a stable candidate from that POV.
The issue is the patch size - stable rules say:

- It cannot be bigger than 100 lines, with context.

This is about 200 lines with context.
In practice Fixes: is enough to make a bunch of downstreams pick it up.

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