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SubjectRe: [Cbe-oss-dev] powerpc/cell/oprofile: fix mutex locking for spu-oprofile
On Monday 25 August 2008, Paul Mackerras wrote:
> > Since rc4 is out now, I understand if you feel more comfortable with
> > putting the patch into -next instead of -merge.
> Linus has been getting stricter about only putting in fixes for
> regressions and serious bugs (see his recent email to Dave Airlie on
> LKML for instance).  I assume that the corruption is just in the data
> that is supplied to userspace and doesn't extend to any kernel data
> structures.

That's right, please queue it for -next then.

> > Note that the second patch is trivial and fixes an oopsable condition
> > of the kernel, so at least that should still go into 2.6.27.
> OK, I'll cherry-pick that one for my next batch for Linus.


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