Re: [PATCH] ptrace: kill BKL in ptrace syscall
From: Frederic Weisbecker
Date: Thu Apr 01 2010 - 13:49:07 EST
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 08:35:02PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> On 03/29, Frederic Weisbecker wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 03:26:26PM +0200, John Kacur wrote:
> > > On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 3:05 PM, Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Cough. I must admit, apart from "urgent" bugfixes the only way I know
> > > > is to send the patch to Andrew.
> > > >
> > > > So I'd suggest to send this patch to akpm. Of course, if you wish I can
> > > > forward it, but doesn't matter.
> > > >
> > > I know that in the past, Thomas was keeping a BKL tree in tip, but not sure if
> > > he is still doing so. It seems that Arnd's tree is at least partially
> > > experimental,
> > > so I wonder if we need to maintain another BKL tree somewhere of fixes
> > > that have no
> > > obvious maintainer, but are ready to send to Linus for inclusion?
> > I have cc'ed Andrew for this patch, partly for that purpose, so that he
> > can take it if he wants to.
> Ah, good, I didn't notice.
> If he doesn't pick this patch now, I'll forward it to him later again ;)
> > But in the worst case these patches are never lost. We don't want to lose
> > them. For those that can't go in someone else .35 targeted tree for any reason,
> > I can queue them up in mine in a dedicated branch that I'll propose to Linus.
> Frederic, whatever is more convenient to you.
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