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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 09:40:53AM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>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.

Hm, I might be confusing something here but I see a bunch of patches
that convert existing callers mentioned in this patch to use
stream_open() which was introduced here.

Are these the same patches you're referring to? If so, why are they not
appropriate for stable?

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Thanks,
Sasha

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