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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] x86/mm changes for v4.14: PCID support, 5-level paging support, Secure Memory Encryption support
On Tue, Sep 5, 2017 at 2:40 PM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> Hm, just as background, there are no regression reports I'm aware of
> against any of these trees, plus most of the dangerous commits have
> been in linux-next for at least two weeks - the majority of them even
> longer. The last 2-4 commits of x86/mm are fresher.

Side note: I do not believe a lot of people actually run linux-next on
laptops, so suspend/resume likely doesn't get a lot of testing in
next.

I think most people who run linux-next tend to be automation things on farms.

Don't get me wrong - I love linux-next and your tip testing, but I
think linux-next is best for finding build errors etc big integration
issues, with some very rudimentary actual boot checking.

Maybe I'm wrong.

I _wish_ I am wrong.

But honestly, I see problems on my machines most merge windows. Last
release was actually unusually calm, in that I don't think I had to
bisect anything at all.

Which really says to me: "very few people actually _run_ those next trees".

Linus

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