Re: [PATCH] mm: mm, mmap: do not blow on PROT_NONE MAP_FIXED holes in the stack

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Wed Jul 05 2017 - 15:15:11 EST

On Wed, Jul 5, 2017 at 11:53 AM, Michal Hocko <mhocko@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> That would lead to conflicts when backporting to stable trees though
> which is quite annoying as well and arguably slightly more annoying than
> resolving this in mmotm. I can help to rebase Oleg's patch on top of
> mine which is not a stable material.

Ok, fair enough - I was actually expecting that Oleg's patch would
just be marked for stable too just to keep differences minimal.

But yes, putting your patch in first and then Oleg's on top means that
it works regardless.

Any opinions from others?