Re: linux-next: question about the luto-misc tree

From: Paul E. McKenney
Date: Wed Dec 31 2014 - 08:16:15 EST

On Sun, Dec 28, 2014 at 07:33:43AM -0800, Andy Lutomirski wrote:
> On Dec 25, 2014 5:33 PM, "Stephen Rothwell" <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > Hi Andy,
> >
> > On Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:16:56 -0800 Andy Lutomirski <luto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > >
> > > I'm re-adding the branch, since 3.19-rc1 is out, the change appears to
> > > still exist as-is in your tree, and it merges cleanly and builds in
> > > the latest -next for me. Let me know if this will be problematic for
> > > any reason.
> >
> > So, now we have a problem because Paul has rebased a whole set of
> > commits that you have in your tree. Commits c6dc129cf2d1 to
> > f58d100f65ae in your tree Paul has rebased on top of v3.19-rc1. If you
> > are going to base your tree on (part of) Paul's tree, then Paul has to
> > agree to not rebase that part of his tree or you have to keep a watch
> > on his tree and rebase you tree on top of those rebased commits.
> > Really, the first should happen.
> Are there any scripts out there that can do this for me?
> Paul, when do you expect to be done rebasing? Or, even better, when do you
> expect to send all of this to -tip? If the latter will be reasonably soon,
> I can just wait for that.

I believe that I have it where it will live from here on out, namely
at 734d16801349 (rcu: Make rcu_nmi_enter() handle nesting) in -rcu.
The only reason I would move it is if it turned out to be fatally buggy,
but given your testing the odds of this happening are hopefully quite low.
(Famous last words!)

Thaxnx, Paul

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