Re: [GIT PULL] libnvdimm for 4.13
From: Al Viro
Date: Thu Jul 06 2017 - 20:36:07 EST
On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 12:22:38AM +0000, Williams, Dan J wrote:
> Hi Linus, please pull from:
> git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/nvdimm/nvdimm tags/libnvdimm-for-4.13
> to receive, libnvdimm updates for the latest ACPI and UEFI
> specifications. This pull request also includes new 'struct
> dax_operations' enabling to undo the abuse  of copy_user_nocache()
> for copy operations to pmem. The dax work originally missed 4.12 to
> address concerns raised by Al.
> : https://lists.01.org/pipermail/linux-nvdimm/2017-January/008364.html
> All of the commits in this pull request have appeared in one or more
> -next releases with no errors reported, however, Stephen did report a
> late merge conflict between nvdimm.git and the vfs.git tree. Stephen's
> merge resolution is here: http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=1499064115
> 07301&w=2, but to match Al's changes we appear to also need the
> incremental change below.
> Please pull, I believe any straggling _flushcache() feedback at this
> point can be fixed up post -rc1. I include commit 0aed55af8834 "x86,
> uaccess: introduce copy_from_iter_flushcache for pmem / cache-bypass
> operations" at the end of this message for reference.
There will be some followup, but let's do that on top of your branch.