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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/3] splice fixes
    On 2010-07-08 15:36, Jens Axboe wrote:
    > On 2010-07-07 22:38, Andrew Morton wrote:
    >> On Tue, 29 Jun 2010 14:05:52 +0200
    >> Jens Axboe <axboe@kernel.dk> wrote:
    >>
    >>> On 2010-06-29 14:05, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    >>>> On Tue, 29 Jun 2010, Jens Axboe wrote:
    >>>>> On 2010-06-29 13:08, Miklos Szeredi wrote:
    >>>>>> These patches fix bugs that affect real-world users of splice(2) and
    >>>>>> sendfile(2) interfaces.
    >>>>>>
    >>>>>> Not sure if some or all of them are appropriate for 2.6.35 and/or
    >>>>>> -stable?
    >>>>>
    >>>>> I think that 1-2 should go into 2.6.35 directly, and 3 for .36 with
    >>>>> a stable backport as well. Agree?
    >>>>
    >>>> Yes, sounds good.
    >>>
    >>> Good, that is what I queued up. I haven't pushed out the updated
    >>> for-linus yet, since I asked Linus to pull it this morning.
    >>>
    >>
    >> According to Tim's report on lkml
    >> (http://lkml.org/lkml/2010/6/25/280),
    >> cc56f7de7f00d188c7c4da1e9861581853b9e92f caused a regression.
    >> cc56f7de7f00d188c7c4da1e9861581853b9e92f is present in 2.6.33 and in
    >> 2.6.34 hence the fix should be backported into -stable.
    >>
    >> According to http://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/588861, the patch "splice:
    >> direct_splice_actor() should not use pos in sd" fixes the regression.
    >>
    >> However this:
    >>
    >> commit 4f9078afb4e083e033aafbbfabe729cb3832aa42
    >> Author: Changli Gao <xiaosuo@gmail.com>
    >> Date: Tue Jun 29 13:09:18 2010 +0200
    >>
    >> splice: direct_splice_actor() should not use pos in sd
    >>
    >> went into mainline without a cc:stable tag.
    >
    > I will send an email to stable@.

    BTW, it's not in mainline yet. I know I forgot to mark it as stable,
    but I can't tell them to include it before it's in mainline.


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    Jens Axboe


    --
    Jens Axboe



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