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From: Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com>
To: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
Cc: gregkh@linuxfoundation.org,
	"Robert O'Callahan" <robert@ocallahan.org>,
	Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>, Kyle Huey <khuey@kylehuey.com>,
	Oliver Sang <oliver.sang@intel.com>,
	Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>,
	stable@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: FAILED: patch "[PATCH] signal: Don't always set SA_IMMUTABLE for forced signals" failed to apply to 5.15-stable tree
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 22:23:38 -0800	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <CAP045ApWgeLtpGXjEt8DvH1uGJ-2vEo1zq-0EzFcR6F+HNoj7Q@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87y25ef82b.fsf@email.froward.int.ebiederm.org>

On Tue, Nov 23, 2021 at 9:15 PM Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com> wrote:
>
> Kyle Huey <me@kylehuey.com> writes:
>
>
> > Since this is taken care of now, AFAICT, I do have one additional
> > question. I reported the regression to LKML a day or so before 5.15.3
> > was cut. What should I have noticed to see that the regressing
> > changeset was going to 5.15 and where should I have said "hey please
> > don't ship this on 5.15 yet"?
> >
> > I'd like to know what to do next time :)
> >
> When patches are added to the stable tree they are posted
> for review.
>
> I was Cc'd on a couple of them because of this discussion.  The list
> appear to be "<stable-commits@vger.kernel.org>".  Feedback is requested
> to go to "<stable@vger.kernel.org>".  So I believe this conversation is
> enough to remove the unnecessary patches before they make it to a stable
> release.
>
> The boiler plate looks like:
> > Cc: <stable-commits@vger.kernel.org>
> > Date: Tue, 23 Nov 2021 19:11:53 +0100 (10 hours, 58 minutes, 56 seconds ago)
> >
> >
> > This is a note to let you know that I've just added the patch titled
> >
> >     exit/syscall_user_dispatch: Send ordinary signals on failure
> >
> > to the 5.15-stable tree which can be found at:
> >     http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/stable/stable-queue.git;a=summary
> >
> > The filename of the patch is:
> >      exit-syscall_user_dispatch-send-ordinary-signals-on-failure.patch
> > and it can be found in the queue-5.15 subdirectory.
> >
> > If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to the stable tree,
> > please let <stable@vger.kernel.org> know about it.
>
>
> I hope that helps.
>
> Eric

So if I understand this correctly the best (or maybe even only) way to
stop a regressing changeset from making it into a stable release is to
separately search/watch the stable mailing list for the changeset in
question?

- Kyle

  reply	other threads:[~2021-11-29  6:26 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-11-22 12:31 gregkh
2021-11-23 15:08 ` Kyle Huey
2021-11-23 17:29 ` Thomas Backlund
2021-11-23 18:12   ` Greg KH
2021-11-23 19:24     ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-23 20:00       ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-23 20:00       ` Thomas Backlund
2021-11-23 21:41         ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-23 21:56           ` Thomas Backlund
2021-11-24  1:33 ` Kyle Huey
2021-11-24  5:15   ` Eric W. Biederman
2021-11-29  6:23     ` Kyle Huey [this message]
2021-11-29  6:43       ` Greg KH

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