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SubjectRe: [stable-4.10: PATCH] xen: revert commits 72a9b186292 and da72ff5bfcb0
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On 18/04/17 15:52, Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:55:54PM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 06:28:33PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>> On 13/04/17 18:24, Greg KH wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 04:49:49PM +0200, Juergen Gross wrote:
>>>>> Revert commit 72a9b186292 ("xen: Remove event channel notification
>>>>> through Xen PCI platform device") as the original analysis was wrong
>>>>> that all the removed code isn't in use any more. As commit da72ff5bfcb0
>>>>> ("partially revert xen: Remove event channel notification through Xen
>>>>> PCI platform device") reverted already some parts of it revert this
>>>>> commit, too.
>>>>>
>>>>> It is still necessary for old Xen versions (< 4.0) and for being able
>>>>> to run the Linux kernel as dom0 in a nested Xen environment.
>>>>
>>>> Is there a commit in Linus's tree that matches this revert as well?
>>>
>>> Not yet. I'm working on it.
>>
>> I'd prefer to take the same exact commit please. That way nothing
>> diverges here.
>
> Especially as you are asking to revert patches that are already in
> releases and have been out for a while. Always get fixes into Linus's
> tree first, and _then_ we can add them to stable releases.
>
> I'm dropping this request, and the one for 4.9, from my stable "todo"
> list.

Okay. I'll come back when the revert is in Linus' tree.

Sorry for the noise,


Juergen

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