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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/3] x86, AMD, cacheinfo: Fix fallout caused by max3 conversion
On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 02:00:25PM -0400, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 05/16/2011 10:47 AM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> > On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 01:42:57PM -0400, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> >> So are you asking for this patchset to go into .39 or .40?
> >
> > .39 please, if possible.
> >
>
> At this point, ".39 and not stable" is basically an oxymoron (especially
> since .39 might very well be out before this patch makes it to Linus),
> so please clarify what you mean, then.

Strictly speaking, path 2/3 needs to be backported to stable because it
is a bugfix. The other two not so much, call them fixlets if you like.

However, if .39 is so close, queuing them for .40 so that they go in
with the upcoming merge window might be the more sensible thing to do -
it's not like we're oopsing or cannot boot without them.

So yeah, please queue them for .40, I'll put them on my backporting
TODO-list.

Thanks.

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