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From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To: Guenter Roeck <>
Cc: stable <>
Subject: Re: netfilter/x_tables patches for v4.4.y..v4.14.y
Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 18:37:41 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YHhr1WuX4/> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021 at 09:28:15AM -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> please consider applying the following two patches to v4.4.y, v4.9.y, and v4.14.y
> 80055dab5de0 ("netfilter: x_tables: make xt_replace_table wait until old rules are not used anymore")
> 175e476b8cdf ("netfilter: x_tables: Use correct memory barriers.")

The second patch here says that it's only needed to go back until:
	    Fixes: 7f5c6d4f665b ("netfilter: get rid of atomic ops in fast path")

Which is only backported to 4.19.  So why do older kernels need that, is
the fixes tag wrong?


greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-04-15 16:37 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-04-15 16:28 Guenter Roeck
2021-04-15 16:37 ` Greg Kroah-Hartman [this message]
2021-04-15 17:41   ` Guenter Roeck
2021-04-16  5:21     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-04-16  5:25       ` Guenter Roeck
2021-04-15 17:49   ` Guenter Roeck
2021-04-15 17:54     ` Guenter Roeck
2021-04-16  5:21       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman

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