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From: Petr Mladek <pmladek@suse.com>
To: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>
Cc: Jiri Kosina <jikos@kernel.org>, Miroslav Benes <mbenes@suse.cz>,
	Joe Lawrence <joe.lawrence@redhat.com>,
	Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Nicolai Stange <nstange@suse.de>,
	live-patching@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/5] livepatch: new API to track system state changes
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2019 13:14:40 +0100
Message-ID: <20191101121440.kpvtont5mrmet2mq@pathway.suse.cz> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20191031180650.g4tss4wfksg2bs6a@treble>

On Thu 2019-10-31 13:06:50, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2019 at 04:43:08PM +0100, Petr Mladek wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > this is another piece in the puzzle that helps to maintain more
> > livepatches.
> > 
> > Especially pre/post (un)patch callbacks might change a system state.
> > Any newly installed livepatch has to somehow deal with system state
> > modifications done be already installed livepatches.
> > 
> > This patchset provides a simple and generic API that
> > helps to keep and pass information between the livepatches.
> > It is also usable to prevent loading incompatible livepatches.
> > 
> > Changes since v3:
> > 
> >   + selftests compilation error [kbuild test robot]	
> >   + fix copyright in selftests [Joe]
> >   + used macros for the module names in selftests [Joe]
> >   + allow zero state version [Josh]
> >   + slightly refactor the code for checking state version [Josh]
> >   + fix few typos reported by checkpatch.pl [Petr]
> >   + added Acks [Joe]
> 
> Acked-by: Josh Poimboeuf <jpoimboe@redhat.com>

The patchset has been commited into livepatch.git, branch
for-5.5/system-state.

Best Regards,
Petr

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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-30 15:43 Petr Mladek
2019-10-30 15:43 ` [PATCH v4 1/5] livepatch: Keep replaced patches until post_patch callback is called Petr Mladek
2019-10-30 15:43 ` [PATCH v4 2/5] livepatch: Basic API to track system state changes Petr Mladek
2019-10-30 15:43 ` [PATCH v4 3/5] livepatch: Allow to distinguish different version of " Petr Mladek
2019-10-30 15:43 ` [PATCH v4 4/5] livepatch: Documentation of the new API for tracking " Petr Mladek
2019-10-30 15:43 ` [PATCH v4 5/5] livepatch: Selftests of the " Petr Mladek
2019-10-31 18:06 ` [PATCH v4 0/5] livepatch: new API to track " Josh Poimboeuf
2019-11-01 12:14   ` Petr Mladek [this message]

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