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SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the signal tree with the arm-current tree
Hi all,

On Thu, 5 Jul 2012 08:52:04 +0100 Russell King <> wrote:
> Currently, bugs have been found with the signal handling updates which
> happened during the last merge window.
> Will has concerns with Al's proposed fixes for the signal handling.
> Unfortunately, Al isn't responding to attempts to discuss this (for
> whatever reason), and as we're now at -rc5, we believe Al's patches are
> now too complex to go into this stage of -rc.
> We have had to find a way forward on this - which means reverting some
> of the commits that went in during the previous merge window.
> So, your revert to "fix" this isn't a good idea, because it isn't what
> will be going to Linus this weekend.

OK, so for today, I have reverted these commits from Al's signal tree:

c1eafa6fc84a "arm: pull all work_pending logics into C function"
9c802c169f96 "arm: deal with handlerless restarts without leaving the kernel"
76c3f4da3ee4 "arm: get rid of TIF_SYSCALL_RESTARTSYS"

(I was not sure if I needed to revert the first of these.)
Stephen Rothwell
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