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    SubjectRe: Driver-Core: devtmpfs - reset inode permissions before unlinking
    On Sat, Jan 16, 2010 at 12:26:41AM -0200, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
    > On Thu, 14 Jan 2010, Kay Sievers wrote:
    > > > That said, this does fix a possible security problem when a misconfigured
    > > > system is used, and the fix looks rather simple... ?Can it go to -stable
    > > > eventually, even if it is months in the future, after it gets some testing
    > > > in .34 ? ? Minor problems are still problems...
    > >
    > > Sure, we could do that. There is some stuff in the current .33 kernel,
    > > which could go into .32-stable too, if that's useful.
    > I think it probably would be useful. I understand .32 is going to stay with
    > us for a long time, so it should get any fixes that have withstood the test
    > of time.
    > It is very annoying to have subtly different kernel behaviour (from
    > mainline) in a long-term stable series...

    I've queued up this patch to go into the -stable trees. Any other
    specific one you can think of should also go?


    greg k-h

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