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SubjectRe: [PATCH v3 1/3] mm: replace memmap_context by meminit_context
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Le 16/09/2020 à 09:40, Greg Kroah-Hartman a écrit :
> On Wed, Sep 16, 2020 at 09:29:22AM +0200, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>> Le 16/09/2020 à 08:33, Greg Kroah-Hartman a écrit :
>>> On Tue, Sep 15, 2020 at 03:26:24PM +0200, Laurent Dufour wrote:
>>>> The memmap_context enum is used to detect whether a memory operation is due
>>>> to a hot-add operation or happening at boot time.
>>>>
>>>> Make it general to the hotplug operation and rename it as meminit_context.
>>>>
>>>> There is no functional change introduced by this patch
>>>>
>>>> Suggested-by: David Hildenbrand <david@redhat.com>
>>>> Signed-off-by: Laurent Dufour <ldufour@linux.ibm.com>
>>>> ---
>>>> arch/ia64/mm/init.c | 6 +++---
>>>> include/linux/mm.h | 2 +-
>>>> include/linux/mmzone.h | 11 ++++++++---
>>>> mm/memory_hotplug.c | 2 +-
>>>> mm/page_alloc.c | 10 +++++-----
>>>> 5 files changed, 18 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
>>>
>>> <formletter>
>>>
>>> This is not the correct way to submit patches for inclusion in the
>>> stable kernel tree. Please read:
>>> https://www.kernel.org/doc/html/latest/process/stable-kernel-rules.html
>>> for how to do this properly.
>>>
>>> </formletter>
>>
>> Hi Greg,
>>
>> I'm sorry, I read that document few days ago before sending the series and
>> again this morning, but I can't figure out what I missed (following option
>> 1).
>>
>> Should the "Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org" tag be on each patch of the series
>> even if the whole series has been sent to stable ?
>
> That should be on any patch you expect to show up in a stable kernel
> release.
>
>> Should the whole series sent again (v4) instead of sending a fix as a reply to ?
>
> It's up to the maintainer what they want, but as it is, this patch is
> not going to end up in stable kernel release (which it looks like is the
> right thing to do...)

Thanks a lot Greg.

I'll send that single patch again with the Cc: stable tag.

I don't think the patch 3 need to be backported, it doesn't fix any issue and
with the patch 1 and 2 applied, the BUG_ON should no more be triggered easily.

Laurent.

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