Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL 4.19 111/167] signal/arc: Use force_sig_fault where appropriate
From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Wed Sep 04 2019 - 12:42:16 EST
Sasha Levin <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> On Tue, Sep 03, 2019 at 11:49:16AM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
>>Sasha Levin <sashal@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>>> From: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> [ Upstream commit 15773ae938d8d93d982461990bebad6e1d7a1830 ]
>>To the best of my knowledge this is just a clean up, no changes in
>>behavior are present.
>>The only reason I can see to backport this is so that later fixes could
>>be applied cleanly.
>>So while I have no objections to this patch being backported I don't see
>>why you would want to either.
> This patch along with the next one came in as a dependency for
> a8c715b4dd73c ("ARC: mm: SIGSEGV userspace trying to access kernel
> virtual memory").
Thanks for providing the rest of the context.
That looks like a perfect reason for backporting this patch.