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SubjectRe: linux-next: manual merge of the net-next tree with the vfs tree
From: Al Viro <>
Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 03:56:09 +0000

> On Thu, Mar 12, 2015 at 11:24:26PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Stephen Rothwell <>
>> Date: Fri, 13 Mar 2015 13:15:43 +1100
>> > Today's linux-next merge of the net-next tree got a conflict in
>> > net/socket.c between commits 005139a14660 ("fs: remove ki_nbytes") and
>> > e9eab93cc2dc ("fs: don't allow to complete sync iocbs through
>> > aio_complete") from the vfs tree and commit 1b784140474e ("net: Remove
>> > iocb argument from sendmsg and recvmsg") from the net-next tree.
>> >
>> > I fixed it up (mainly using the net-next version - see below) and can
>> > carry the fix as necessary (no action is required).
>> Al, how do you want to resolve this?
> Hmm... I could backmerge 1b784140474e4fc94281a49e96c67d29df0efbde into
> vfs.git#for-next, of course, but you've got quite a pile of stuff in front
> of it... FWIW, the conflict resolution proposed by Stephen is correct;
> the question is what should go into which tree.
> Actually, prereqs of the commit in question on vfs.git side are mostly
> -stable fodder; all it really needs is vfs.git#gadget and I was planning
> to send that to Linus - fixes for leaks and use-after-free in gadgetfs
> that had been there since forever, plus fixes for regression since 3.18
> (->f_op flipping that had always been fishy and outright broke when we
> started to FMODE_CAN_READ/FMODE_CAN_WRITE). USB folks seem to be OK
> with it. Christoph's patch isn't a regression fix, but seeing that it's
> (a) trivial and (b) ends up causing merge headache... Maybe it would
> make sense to pull it into mainline and resolve the conflict on backmerge
> from mainline to net-next. Linus? I've pushed that (gadget + ki_nbytes)
> into vfs.git#for-linus-2; would you be OK with pulling that?

Push your stuff to Linus, then I'll solve all of this by merging
Linus --> net --> net-next at some point, ok?

Meanwhile Stephen's fix will carry us over until then.


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