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    SubjectRe: ftrace/perf_event leak

    * Steven Rostedt <rostedt@goodmis.org> wrote:

    > On Wed, 2010-09-01 at 14:15 +0200, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
    >
    > > Thanks for fixing this.
    > >
    > > However, can we split this in two patches to ease the backport?
    > >
    > > The lack of a module_put() after perf_trace_init() failure is there for a while
    > > (the backport needs to start in 2.6.32).
    > >
    > > But the lack of a module_put in the destroy path needs a .35 backport only.
    >
    > I don't think it really needs two patches. Just notify stable (and
    > Greg KH in particular) about the backport requirements. Greg can
    > handle it ;)

    Well, Greg certainly has more than enough to handle, so if there's
    different chunks with different -stable vectors then it would be most
    helpful to him to split things up!

    Manually trying to split up patches is both error-prone and
    stress-inducing.

    Thanks,

    Ingo


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