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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.0 59/66] fs: stream_open - opener for stream-like files so that read and write can run simultaneously without deadlock
On Wed, Apr 24, 2019 at 9:34 AM Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@linuxfoundation.org> wrote:
>
> I think there is a follow-on patch for this one as well, that adds the
> proper "stream open" logic to all of the individual locations.

That bulk one hasn't been applied yet, and wouldn't be appropriate for
stable anyway. It's 5.2 material.

But...

> But even with that, I don't think this is stable material, it should
> just be for 5.1 and newer kernels.

We likely *will* have a fuse-only patch that uses stream_open() and
_will_ be marked for stable, but that hasn't actually happened yet
either. But if/when that happens, then this infrastructure patch will
indeed be needed in stable.

Linus

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