Re: [GIT PULL] timers/nohz updates for v3.18

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Oct 09 2014 - 06:34:37 EST


On Thu, Oct 9, 2014 at 2:48 AM, Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Please pull the latest timers-nohz-for-linus git tree from:
> git:// timers-nohz-for-linus
> # HEAD: 9b01f5bf3999a3db5b1bbd9fdfd80d8d304e94ee nohz: nohz full depends on irq work self IPI support
> Main changes:
> - Fix the deadlock reported by Dave Jones et al
> - Clean up and fix nohz_full interaction with arch abilities
> - nohz init code consolidation/cleanup

Ok, pulled. But none of these are marked for stable, yet the deadlock
people are seeing is in 3.17. Is there a separate line of minimal
fixes just for that? Or was the lack of stable tags just an oversight?

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