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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.14 065/110] led: core: Fix brightness setting when setting delay_off=0
On Tue 2018-02-06 02:02:19, Sasha Levin wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 04, 2018 at 06:17:36PM +0100, Pavel Machek wrote:
> >
> >> > > >> *** if brightness=0, led off
> >> > > >> *** else apply brightness if next timer <--- timer is stop, and will never apply new setting
> >> > > >> ** otherwise set led_set_brightness_nosleep
> >> > > >>
> >> > > >> To fix that, when we delete the timer, we should clear LED_BLINK_SW.
> >> > > >
> >> > > >Can you run the tests on the affected stable kernels? I have feeling
> >> > > >that the problem described might not be present there.
> >> > >
> >> > > Hm, I don't seem to have HW to test that out. Maybe someone else does?
> >> >
> >> > Why are you submitting patches you have no way to test?
> >>
> >> What? This is stable tree backporting, why are you trying to make a
> >> requirement for something that we have never had before?
> >
> >I don't think random patches should be sent to stable just because
> >they appeared in mainline. Plus, I don't think I'm making new rules:
> >
> >submit-checklist.rst:
> >
> >13) Has been build- and runtime tested with and without ``CONFIG_SMP``
> >and
> > ``CONFIG_PREEMPT.``
> >
> >stable-kernel-rules.rst:
> >
> >Rules on what kind of patches are accepted, and which ones are not,
> >into the "-stable" tree:
> >
> > - It must be obviously correct and tested.
> > - It must fix a real bug that bothers people (not a, "This could be a
> > problem..." type thing).
>
> So you're saying that this doesn't qualify as a bug?

I'm saying that this does not qualitfy as severe enough
bug. stable-kernel-rules.rst describes what bugs are severe enough,
and this is not one of them.

Best regards,
Pavel
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