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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>
Cc: Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org>,
	Linux List Kernel Mailing <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	stable <stable@vger.kernel.org>, Kirill Smelkov <kirr@nexedi.com>,
	Michael Kerrisk <mtk.manpages@gmail.com>,
	Yongzhi Pan <panyongzhi@gmail.com>,
	Jonathan Corbet <corbet@lwn.net>,
	David Vrabel <david.vrabel@citrix.com>,
	Juergen Gross <jgross@suse.com>,
	Miklos Szeredi <miklos@szeredi.hu>, Tejun Heo <tj@kernel.org>,
	Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai@virtuozzo.com>,
	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@arndb.de>, Christoph Hellwig <hch@lst.de>,
	Julia Lawall <Julia.Lawall@lip6.fr>,
	Nikolaus Rath <Nikolaus@rath.org>,
	Han-Wen Nienhuys <hanwen@google.com>,
	linux-fsdevel <linux-fsdevel@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 59/66] fs: stream_open - opener for stream-like files so that read and write can run simultaneously without deadlock
Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2019 19:02:11 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20190424170211.GA4253@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHk-=wjEOyba5As1PEMk6RitNVOJH9oJ_Jbg4y=5B0fcX1iKGw@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 09:40:53AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 9:34 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
> >
> > I think there is a follow-on patch for this one as well, that adds the
> > proper "stream open" logic to all of the individual locations.
> 
> That bulk one hasn't been applied yet, and wouldn't be appropriate for
> stable anyway. It's 5.2 material.

Ah, ok.

> But...
> 
> > But even with that, I don't think this is stable material, it should
> > just be for 5.1 and newer kernels.
> 
> We likely *will* have a fuse-only patch that uses stream_open() and
> _will_ be marked for stable, but that hasn't actually happened yet
> either. But if/when that happens, then this infrastructure patch will
> indeed be needed in stable.

Ok, I'll add this to my list of things to apply sometime in the future
when it shows up.

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2019-04-24 17:02 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <20190424143341.27665-1-sashal@kernel.org>
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 56/66] kernel/sysctl.c: fix out-of-bounds access when setting file-max Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 59/66] fs: stream_open - opener for stream-like files so that read and write can run simultaneously without deadlock Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 16:34   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2019-04-24 16:40     ` Linus Torvalds
2019-04-24 17:02       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2019-04-24 17:19       ` Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 17:26         ` Linus Torvalds
2019-04-24 18:30           ` Kirill Smelkov
2019-04-25 10:04             ` David Laight
2019-04-26  7:45               ` Kirill Smelkov
2019-04-26 11:00                 ` David Laight
2019-04-26 18:20                   ` Kirill Smelkov
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 62/66] pin iocb through aio Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 63/66] aio: fold lookup_kiocb() into its sole caller Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 64/66] aio: keep io_event in aio_kiocb Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 65/66] aio: store event at final iocb_put() Sasha Levin
2019-04-24 14:33 ` [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 66/66] Fix aio_poll() races Sasha Levin

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