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SubjectRe: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.1 058/186] tracing: probeevent: Fix to make the type of $comm string
On Sat, Jun 08, 2019 at 05:31:13PM -0400, Steven Rostedt wrote:
>On Sat, 1 Jun 2019 09:14:34 -0400
>Sasha Levin <sashal@kernel.org> wrote:
>
>> From: Masami Hiramatsu <mhiramat@kernel.org>
>>
>> [ Upstream commit 3dd1f7f24f8ceec00bbbc364c2ac3c893f0fdc4c ]
>>
>> Fix to make the type of $comm "string". If we set the other type to $comm
>> argument, it shows meaningless value or wrong data. Currently probe events
>> allow us to set string array type (e.g. ":string[2]"), or other digit types
>> like x8 on $comm. But since clearly $comm is just a string data, it should
>> not be fetched by other types including array.
>>
>> Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/155723736241.9149.14582064184468574539.stgit@devnote2
>>
>> Cc: Andreas Ziegler <andreas.ziegler@fau.de>
>> Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>
>> Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
>> Fixes: 533059281ee5 ("tracing: probeevent: Introduce new argument fetching code")
>
>I thought the "AUTOSEL" patches are to find patches that are not marked
>for stable and pull them in. It would be good to differentiate those in
>the subject. As I'm more inclined to audit automatically pulled in ones,
>because those are more likely to be incorrectly backported.

That's indeed the case. I had some experimental changes for this merge
window and apparently some stable tagged patches ended up sneaking in.
Sorry about that!.

--
Thanks,
Sasha

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