Re: [PATCH 3.18 15/19] move d_rcu from overlapping d_child to overlapping d_alias

From: Josh Boyer
Date: Mon Dec 15 2014 - 11:38:33 EST

On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 11:34 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
<gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 15, 2014 at 10:46:50AM -0500, Josh Boyer wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 14, 2014 at 12:21:26PM -0800, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> >3.18-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>> >
>> >------------------
>> >
>> >From: Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >
>> >commit 946e51f2bf37f1656916eb75bd0742ba33983c28 upstream.
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> >Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> I noticed you don't have this (and the child commit) queued for 3.17.y.
> That is because:
>> The backport wasn't exactly straight-forward because of the d_external
>> stuff, but I took a swing at it. After that, the other commit was a
>> quick cherry-pick.
> It wasn't a "simple" backport, and I didn't have the time. I'm also
> going to drop 3.17 real-soon-now.

Right, figured. Fedora isn't going to rebase the stable releases to
3.18 until 3.18.2-ish, and this fixes an issue so I thought I'd give
it a try.

>> Al, does the below look correct for a backport on top of 3.17.6? It
>> builds, but I haven't tested it yet.
> Testing would be great to do :)

Working on it. Just wanted to send it out early in case Al spotted
something obviously wrong and wanted to yell at me for it.

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