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SubjectRe: [PATCH -stable] x86,preempt: Fix preemption for i386
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On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 7:24 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
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> I'm not entirely clear on how acceptable it is to propose a different
> patch for -stable than what we have upstream.

It's not all that common, but it certainly happens.

It's fine, as long as it mentions the commits that fix it upstream.
And as long as it's well tested, of course.

Linus


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