Re: [PATCH] mm: mm, mmap: do not blow on PROT_NONE MAP_FIXED holes in the stack

From: Willy Tarreau
Date: Wed Jul 05 2017 - 15:17:42 EST

On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 12:15:05PM -0700, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > That would lead to conflicts when backporting to stable trees though
> > which is quite annoying as well and arguably slightly more annoying than
> > resolving this in mmotm. I can help to rebase Oleg's patch on top of
> > mine which is not a stable material.
> Ok, fair enough - I was actually expecting that Oleg's patch would
> just be marked for stable too just to keep differences minimal.
> But yes, putting your patch in first and then Oleg's on top means that
> it works regardless.
> Any opinions from others?

No pb here, and this one is reasonably easy to backport anyway as the
test is easy to locate.