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SubjectRe: [PATCH v4 0/5] module autoloading fixes and cleanups
On Wed, Mar 18, 2020 at 04:05:10PM -0700, Eric Biggers wrote:
> This series fixes a bug where request_module() was reporting success to
> kernel code when module autoloading had been completely disabled via
> 'echo > /proc/sys/kernel/modprobe'.
>
> It also addresses the issues raised on the original thread
> (https://lkml.kernel.org/lkml/20200310223731.126894-1-ebiggers@kernel.org/T/#u)
> by documenting the modprobe sysctl, adding a self-test for the empty
> path case, and downgrading a user-reachable WARN_ONCE().
>
> Changed since v3:
> - Added Fixes tag to the fs/filesystems.c patch, and mentioned why the
> warning is continued to be printed once only.
>
> Changed since v2:
> - Adjusted the new documentation to avoid implicitly bringing up
> module aliases, which are a more complex topic.
> - Split the selftest patch into two patches, one to fix the test
> numbering bug and one to add the new tests.
>
> Changed since v1:
> - Added patches to address the other issues raised on the thread.

It seems that people are relatively happy with this patch series now.
Andrew, will you be taking it through -mm? I don't see any better place.

Thanks,

- Eric

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