Re: [PATCH] xhci-ring: Fix Null pointer dereference

From: Ricardo Ribalda Delgado
Date: Thu Aug 28 2014 - 06:51:16 EST


On Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 12:41 PM, Mathias Nyman <mathias.nyman@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 08/27/2014 07:10 PM, Ricardo Ribalda Delgado wrote:
>> Perhaps we could apply both patches to current tree and backport mine
>> to older kernels?
> The already applied patch fixes many other issues than just this one.
> backporting it to stable < 3.13 turned out to not be that difficult, stable maintainers
> said they can do it themselves.

then I agree, there is absolutely no need for my patch :).

I have a broken gadget driver that was very good at triggering the
bug, I will try it out with your patch.


> Stable kernels prefer patches that are already upstream, as Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt states:
> "- It or an equivalent fix must already exist in Linus' tree (upstream)."
> There is no need for the other patch anymore, not upstream nor to stable
> -Mathias

Ricardo Ribalda
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