Re: linux-next: build failure after merge of the kspp tree

From: Kees Cook
Date: Mon Jun 19 2017 - 17:01:30 EST

On Sun, Jun 18, 2017 at 5:23 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Stephen,
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2017 13:31:44 +1000 Stephen Rothwell <sfr@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Kees,
>> On Thu, 15 Jun 2017 20:20:47 -0700 Kees Cook <keescook@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> >
>> > I'm so confused -- isn't this in next? All the build tests I did were
>> > against yesterday's -next which includes this from what I can see...
>> It is in next, but gets merged after the kspp tree ... so, this is when
>> inter-tree dependencies are a pain - I can merge the kspp tree later,
>> but then you have to remember which trees Linus must merge before you
>> send your pull request. That's why we like to have all trees be
>> effectively stand alone (as much as possible).
> OK, for now I have moved the merging of the kspp tree to after
> everything else (except Andrew's quilt series). This will
> (unfortunately) hide some dependencies between trees.

In the other thread Andrew asked that I just have it all go through
-mm, so I've removed it from KSPP and sent the series his way (with
you in Cc).



Kees Cook
Pixel Security