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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Lorenz Bauer <lmb@isovalent.com>
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: Mon, 20 Mar 2023 16:48:14 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <ZBiAPngOtzSwDhFz@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAN+4W8g6AcQQWe7rrBVOFYoqeQA-1VbUP_W7DPS3q0k-czOLfg@mail.gmail.com>

On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 03:31:42PM +0000, Lorenz Bauer wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 20, 2023 at 12:53 AM Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org> wrote:
> >
> > From: Lorenz Bauer <lorenz.bauer@isovalent.com>
> >
> > [ Upstream commit dfdd608c3b365f0fd49d7e13911ebcde06b9865b ]
> >
> > Add a regression test that ensures that a VAR pointing at a
> > modifier which follows a PTR (or STRUCT or ARRAY) is resolved
> > correctly by the datasec validator.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Lorenz Bauer <lmb@isovalent.com>
> > Link: https://lore.kernel.org/r/20230306112138.155352-3-lmb@isovalent.com
> > Signed-off-by: Martin KaFai Lau <martin.lau@kernel.org>
> > Signed-off-by: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>
> 
> Hi Sasha,
> 
> Can you explain why this patch was selected? I'd prefer to not
> backport the test, since it frequently leads to breakage when trying
> to build selftests/bpf on stable kernels.

Why would it break?  Is that because the test is buggy, or the kernel is
buggy?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2023-03-20 15:57 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 [this message]
2023-03-28 10:18       ` Lorenz Bauer
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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