Re: [PATCH] livepatch: Cleanup page permission changes

From: Josh Poimboeuf
Date: Wed Nov 04 2015 - 11:10:16 EST

On Wed, Nov 04, 2015 at 10:18:29AM +0100, Jiri Kosina wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Nov 2015, Josh Poimboeuf wrote:
> > It's probably a good idea to keep the patches bisectable, so I made this
> > a separate patch which applies on top of the first one.
> >
> > (Note that it completely removes all the code from the first patch, so
> > there's no need for a v2 of the first patch which would have had
> > Miroslav's suggested style changes.)
> I like this patch and it's something I'd like to queue for 4.4, but given
> the fact that the original "[PATCH] x86/livepatch: Fix crash with
> !CONFIG_DEBUG_SET_MODULE_RONX" wasn't queued in any tree yet, I don't
> think that sending it as a followup patch is of any use.
> So if you agree, I'll just fold the two patches together and use the
> changelog below, and queue it for merge with Linus.

I kept them separate because the first patch is a low risk bug fix, and
the second is a slightly higher risk cleanup.

Would it make sense to put the first one into 4.4 and queue the second
one for 4.5?

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