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From: Lorenz Bauer <lmb@isovalent.com>
To: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, stable@vger.kernel.org,
	Martin KaFai Lau <martin.lau@kernel.org>,
	ast@kernel.org, daniel@iogearbox.net, andrii@kernel.org,
	shuah@kernel.org, yhs@fb.com, eddyz87@gmail.com, sdf@google.com,
	error27@gmail.com, iii@linux.ibm.com, memxor@gmail.com,
	bpf@vger.kernel.org, linux-kselftest@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL 6.2 08/30] selftests/bpf: check that modifier resolves after pointer
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2023 11:18:27 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAN+4W8jAyJTdFL=tgp3wCpYAjGOs5ggo6vyOg8PbaW+tJP8TKA@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <ZBiAPngOtzSwDhFz@kroah.com>

On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 3:48 PM Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> Why would it break?  Is that because the test is buggy, or the kernel is
> buggy?

This test will be fine, but there have been several times when
selftests/bpf for stable kernel releases didn't actually compile due
to backported tests. This is because macros we're redefined, etc.
Unless those also get picked (seems like a sisyphean task) we'll keep
seeing broken selftests/bpf on stable.


  reply	other threads:[~2023-03-28 10:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20230320005258.1428043-1-sashal@kernel.org>
2023-03-20  0:52 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 6.2 08/30] selftests/bpf: check that modifier resolves after pointer Sasha Levin
2023-03-20 15:31   ` Lorenz Bauer
2023-03-20 15:48     ` Greg KH
2023-03-28 10:18       ` Lorenz Bauer [this message]
2023-04-11 15:08         ` Lorenz Bauer
2023-04-11 15:14           ` Greg KH
2023-05-24 11:03             ` Lorenz Bauer
2023-05-24 16:03               ` Greg KH
2023-05-24 17:04                 ` Lorenz Bauer
2023-05-26 16:43                   ` Greg KH
2023-05-30 11:24                     ` Lorenz Bauer

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