Re: [PULL] clockevents: fixes for 4.3-rc7

From: Thomas Gleixner
Date: Fri Oct 30 2015 - 05:43:57 EST

On Wed, 28 Oct 2015, Daniel Lezcano wrote:
> this pull request contains a set of fixes for tip/timers/urgent:
> - Prevent ftrace recursion by adding the 'notrace' attribute to the
> sched_clock read callback (Jisheng Zhang).
> - Fix multiple shutdown call issue (Magnus Damm).
> Beside that, the commit fc686d0037d782c994e338ecb01bfef8bbafff9f:
> "clockevents/drivers/mtk: Fix spurious interrupt leading to crash"
> is merged in tip/timers/core but it is needed also as a fix for 4.3. This pull
> request does not contain this fix in order to prevent a conflict when merging
> tip/timers/urgent into tip/timers/core.
> How shall I backport this fix from 'core' to 'urgent' without bringing a
> conflict when you will merge both branches ?

The simplest way is to just do nothing and when that commit hits linus
tree during the merge window, ask the stable folks to pick it up.


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