Re: [PATCH] staging/android: change IOCTLs opcode after ABI change

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Fri Mar 11 2016 - 17:00:17 EST

On Thu, Mar 03, 2016 at 07:42:43PM -0300, Gustavo Padovan wrote:
> From: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Burn the old opcode to avoid any potential old userspace running the old
> API to get weird errors. Changing the opcodes will make them fail right
> away.
> This is just a precaution, there no upstream users of these interfaces
> yet and the only user is Android, but we don't expect anyone trying to
> run android userspace and all it dependencies on top of upstream kernels.
> Moreover Android should be converted to use upstream sync_files.
> Suggested-by: Rob Clark <robdclark@xxxxxxxxx>
> Signed-off-by: Gustavo Padovan <gustavo.padovan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/staging/android/uapi/sync.h | 11 +++++++++--
> 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

Where does this belong in this patch series? Before it? After it? In
the middle?

Please resend the whole series, gather up all of the reviewed and
signed-off-by markings from everyone involved, and I'll be glad to apply


greg k-h