Re: livepatching tree for linux-next

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Tue Dec 23 2014 - 04:46:24 EST

On Mon, Dec 22, 2014 at 08:52:02PM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
> a substantial amount of work has been invested into abstracing "Live
> Patching" core functionality out of the already existing implementations,
> so that further improvements can be built on top of it in incremental
> steps.
> The core functionality (which is self-contained) now works and has been
> Reviewed/Acked by both interested parties (i.e. people working on kPatch
> and kGraft) and agreed to be a common ground on which further development
> will happen.
> We plan to send a pull request for 3.20, therefore I'd like to ask you to
> include 'for-next' branch of

This is still missing the actual patch generators, which should be
merged together with the code, otherwise we'll get a mess with forever
out of tree tools like systemtap again.
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