Re: [PATCH 3.16 47/47] KVM: x86/vPMU: refine kvm_pmu err msg when event creation failed

From: Paolo Bonzini
Date: Thu Oct 31 2019 - 18:56:58 EST

On 31/10/19 23:53, Joe Perches wrote:
> I think not, but hey, maybe you and Greg do.
> Porting enhancements, even trivial ones, imo is
> not a great thing for stable branches.
> My perspective is that only bug fixes should be
> applied to stable branches.
> cheers, Joe

I agree this is borderline. The main reason why I applied is that I get
occasional bug reports about it even from experienced Linux developers,
probably because the printk_once hides the message on systems that have
been up for a while.