Re: [PATCH 3.2 082/152] virtio: use dev_to_virtio wrapper in virtio
From: Rusty Russell
Date: Wed Feb 18 2015 - 00:16:56 EST
Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Tue, 2015-02-17 at 15:56 +1030, Rusty Russell wrote:
>> Ben Hutchings <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> > 3.2.67-rc1 review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>> Ben, what are your criteria for putting patches into 3.2?
>> This patch is a trivial cleanup. It doesn't fix anything, but it does
>> add some churn.
> It fixes the definition of dev_to_virtio().
Argh, sorry I should have caught that. The commit message didn't
actually mention that it fixed anything (and I took it). :(
>> I can see that 083 and 084 follow this, but 083 needed a backport
> Patch 083 "virtio_pci: defer kfree until release callback" uses
> dev_to_virtio(_d) which would expand to a syntax error without this.
>> And it wasn't an issue we saw in Real Life (device removal
>> is rare), so it wasn't CC: stable.
>> 084 was a comment addition. Backporting that just seems weird.
> Nevertheless, it had 'cc: stable' and is obviously harmless.
Ah I see, you stripped the cc:stable in your version. The original
did indeed have CC:stable, which is MST's perogative...
Thanks for the explanation,
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