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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.1 70/78] SCSI: Fix NULL pointer dereference in runtime PM
On Sat, Sep 12, 2015 at 01:37:02PM -0400, Alan Stern wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Sep 2015, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>
> > 4.1-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>
> It turns out that this patch causes problems with the sr driver. A
> reversion and alternate solution have already been submitted to James
> Bottomley (http://marc.info/?l=linux-scsi&m=144185206825609&w=2). We
> ought to hold off putting it into the -stable kernels.

I prefer to take patches like this into a stable release, so as to spur
the maintainer on to also get the fix into Linus's tree, which I don't
see happening yet. I don't like diverging from what Linus has for
obvious reasons.

thanks,

greg k-h


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