Re: [GIT PULL] kmemcheck fixes for -tip
From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Wed May 27 2009 - 18:29:38 EST
* Vegard Nossum <vegard.nossum@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 2009/5/27 Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>:
> > Pulled, thanks Vegard! There were a few conflicts with tip:master,
> > due to ongoing work in other areas:
> > Merge branch 'kmemcheck'
> > Conflicts:
> > include/linux/ring_buffer.h
> > init/do_mounts.c
> > kernel/trace/ring_buffer.c
> > I resolved them manually, you might want to double check them.
> Thanks. There seems to have been one interaction with this old commit
> from who knows what branch:
> commit 899b5030558b8dc21a171e2e8129e0a93fb08860
> Author: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue Apr 29 16:31:50 2008 +0200
> init: root mount fix
> Needs changelog
> Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> I think this commit can get chucked now, as I provided what I believe
> was the better workaround (to introduce a wrapper for getname() that
> takes GFP flags: commits 30066967f86f8b31fb7aef1f0a2214ae8d5a4b80 and
> 1c4018089bc978fa1ec3fc69d220ba432b1f075b). But the code as it stands
> will work as it should.
this comes from tip:out-of-tree.
Thanks for the reminder - i've zapped it.
> There's now also an indentation mismatch in
> include/linux/ring_buffer.h, line 16, in struct ring_buffer_event.
> Don't know how you'd prefer to solve these, if at all? Should I
> send patches against tip/master?
No - updating the kmemcheck branch is fine. Integration troubles are
really the problem of -tip maintainers.
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