[PATCH 4.4 00/11] 4.4.280-rc1 review

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Sun Aug 08 2021 - 03:23:01 EST

This is the start of the stable review cycle for the 4.4.280 release.
There are 11 patches in this series, all will be posted as a response
to this one. If anyone has any issues with these being applied, please
let me know.

Responses should be made by Tue, 10 Aug 2021 07:22:11 +0000.
Anything received after that time might be too late.

The whole patch series can be found in one patch at:
or in the git tree and branch at:
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable-rc.git linux-4.4.y
and the diffstat can be found below.


greg k-h

Pseudo-Shortlog of commits:

Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Linux 4.4.280-rc1

Anna-Maria Gleixner <anna-maria@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
rcu: Update documentation of rcu_read_unlock()

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex,rt_mutex: Fix rt_mutex_cleanup_proxy_lock()

Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Avoid freeing an active timer

Mike Galbraith <efault@xxxxxx>
futex: Handle transient "ownerless" rtmutex state correctly

Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
rtmutex: Make wait_lock irq safe

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Futex_unlock_pi() determinism

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Rework futex_lock_pi() to use rt_mutex_*_proxy_lock()

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Pull rt_mutex_futex_unlock() out from under hb->lock

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex,rt_mutex: Introduce rt_mutex_init_waiter()

Peter Zijlstra <peterz@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Cleanup refcounting

Thomas Gleixner <tglx@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
futex: Rename free_pi_state() to put_pi_state()



Makefile | 4 +-
include/linux/rcupdate.h | 4 +-
kernel/futex.c | 245 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------------
kernel/locking/rtmutex.c | 185 ++++++++++++++++--------------
kernel/locking/rtmutex_common.h | 2 +-
5 files changed, 264 insertions(+), 176 deletions(-)