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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>
To: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	x86@kernel.org, Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	linux-parisc@vger.kernel.org, linux-um@lists.infradead.org,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, bpf@vger.kernel.org, linux-mm@kvack.org,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: clean up and streamline probe_kernel_* and friends v4
Date: Tue, 26 May 2020 08:13:09 +0200
Message-ID: <20200526061309.GA15549@lst.de> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200525151912.34b20b978617e2893e484fa3@linux-foundation.org>

On Mon, May 25, 2020 at 03:19:12PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
> hm.  Applying linux-next to this series generates a lot of rejects against
> powerpc:
> 
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 akpm akpm  493 May 25 15:06 arch/powerpc/kernel/kgdb.c.rej
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 akpm akpm 6461 May 25 15:06 arch/powerpc/kernel/trace/ftrace.c.rej
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 akpm akpm  447 May 25 15:06 arch/powerpc/mm/fault.c.rej
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 akpm akpm  623 May 25 15:06 arch/powerpc/perf/core-book3s.c.rej
> -rw-rw-r-- 1 akpm akpm 1408 May 25 15:06 arch/riscv/kernel/patch.c.rej
> 
> the arch/powerpc/kernel/trace/ftrace.c ones aren't very trivial.
> 
> It's -rc7.  Perhaps we should park all this until 5.8-rc1?

As this is a pre-condition for the set_fs removal I'd really like to
get the actual changes in.  All these conflicts seem to be about the
last three cleanup patches just doing renaming, so can we just skip
those three for now?  Then we can do the rename right after 5.8-rc1
when we have the least chances for conflicts.

  reply index

Thread overview: 38+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-21 15:22 Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 01/23] maccess: unexport probe_kernel_write and probe_user_write Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 02/23] maccess: remove various unused weak aliases Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 03/23] maccess: remove duplicate kerneldoc comments Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 04/23] maccess: clarify " Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 05/23] maccess: update the top of file comment Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 06/23] maccess: rename strncpy_from_unsafe_user to strncpy_from_user_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 07/23] maccess: rename strncpy_from_unsafe_strict to strncpy_from_kernel_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 08/23] maccess: rename strnlen_unsafe_user to strnlen_user_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 09/23] maccess: remove probe_read_common and probe_write_common Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 10/23] maccess: unify the probe kernel arch hooks Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28  0:55   ` Andrew Morton
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 11/23] bpf: factor out a bpf_trace_copy_string helper Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 22:10   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 12/23] bpf: handle the compat string in bpf_trace_copy_string better Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 22:10   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-05-28  2:04   ` Andrew Morton
2020-05-28  2:26     ` Yonghong Song
2020-05-28  4:39       ` Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-28 17:06         ` Yonghong Song
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 13/23] bpf: rework the compat kernel probe handling Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 22:10   ` Andrii Nakryiko
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 14/23] tracing/kprobes: handle mixed kernel/userspace probes better Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-22  0:04   ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 15/23] maccess: remove strncpy_from_unsafe Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 16/23] maccess: always use strict semantics for probe_kernel_read Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 17/23] maccess: move user access routines together Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 18/23] maccess: allow architectures to provide kernel probing directly Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 19/23] x86: use non-set_fs based maccess routines Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 20/23] maccess: rename probe_kernel_{read,write} to copy_{from,to}_kernel_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:22 ` [PATCH 21/23] maccess: rename probe_user_{read,write} to copy_{from,to}_user_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:23 ` [PATCH 22/23] maccess: rename probe_kernel_address to get_kernel_nofault Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 15:23 ` [PATCH 23/23] maccess: return -ERANGE when copy_from_kernel_nofault_allowed fails Christoph Hellwig
2020-05-21 18:03 ` clean up and streamline probe_kernel_* and friends v4 Linus Torvalds
2020-05-22  0:22 ` Masami Hiramatsu
2020-05-25 22:19 ` Andrew Morton
2020-05-26  6:13   ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2020-05-28  0:36     ` Andrew Morton

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