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SubjectRe: Stable backport of cifs nlink workaround?
On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 09:43:06AM -0800, Jeff Layton wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Feb 2014 08:11:56 -0800
> Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> > On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 03:24:43PM +0000, Sitsofe Wheeler wrote:
> > >
> > > Is there any chance that 74d290da476f672ad756634d12aa707375d3564d
> > > ([CIFS] Provide sane values for nlink) could be backported to the stable
> > > 3.2 kernel?
> >
> > Why just 3.2? What's wrong with all of the other kernels before 3.12
> > that do not have this patch in it?
>
> Yeah, you'd probably need to apply it to every stable kernel > 3.2 or
> you'd technically have a regression. I've no real objection to putting
> that fix in, but backporting to older kernels may not be trivial. There
> have been other changes in this area over the years...

There's no reason why it should only be 3.2 only - the only reason I
picked that one is because it is the current Debian stable kernel.

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