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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4.19 08/57] KVM: x86: Fix split-irqchip vs interrupt injection window request
On Tue, Dec 01, 2020 at 11:55:55AM +0100, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 01/12/20 11:20, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > Ok, I will go drop this patch from 4.14, 4.9, and 4.4. Or, should the
> > needed pre-requisite patch be properly backported there instead?
>
> I would just drop it. It was not reported in five years so it's quite
> unlikely that people will see the bug.

Ok, will go drop them.

> > And was it marked somewhere that this patch depended on that one and I
> > just missed it?
>
> I don't see anything in stable-kernel-rules.rst about how to mark such
> semantic conflicts, so no, it wasn't marked. (The commit message does say
> "thanks to the previous patch", but I don't expect you or your scripts to
> notice that!).

If you look at the section on https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
that starts with "Additionally, some patches..." it will show that you
can add "#" comments on the cc: stable line to let me know pre-requsite
commits if you know them, and want to do that in the future.

thanks,

greg k-h

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