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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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