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SubjectRe: [PATCH 041/190] Revert "ACPI: sysfs: Fix reference count leak in acpi_sysfs_add_hotplug_profile()"
On Wed, Apr 21, 2021 at 07:54:23PM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> On 4/21/2021 2:58 PM, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> > This reverts commit 6e6c25283dff866308c87b49434c7dbad4774cc0.
> >
> > Commits from @umn.edu addresses have been found to be submitted in "bad
> > faith" to try to test the kernel community's ability to review "known
> > malicious" changes. The result of these submissions can be found in a
> > paper published at the 42nd IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy
> > entitled, "Open Source Insecurity: Stealthily Introducing
> > Vulnerabilities via Hypocrite Commits" written by Qiushi Wu (University
> > of Minnesota) and Kangjie Lu (University of Minnesota).
> >
> > Because of this, all submissions from this group must be reverted from
> > the kernel tree and will need to be re-reviewed again to determine if
> > they actually are a valid fix. Until that work is complete, remove this
> > change to ensure that no problems are being introduced into the
> > codebase.
> >
> > Cc: Qiushi Wu <wu000273@umn.edu>
> > Cc: 3.10+ <stable@vger.kernel.org> # 3.10+
> > Cc: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Acked-by: Rafael J. Wysocki <rafael.j.wysocki@intel.com>

Thanks for the review (and on the other acpi patch), but this commit
looks like it was correct, so I am going to drop the revert from my
tree.

greg k-h

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