Re: [PATCH 5.15 00/78] 5.15.55-rc1 review

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Jul 14 2022 - 13:00:08 EST

On Thu, Jul 14, 2022 at 2:02 AM Borislav Petkov <bp@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I'm guessing you're thinking of cutting an -rc7 so that people can test
> the whole retbleed mitigation disaster an additional week?

Oh, absolutely. Doing an -rc7 is normal.

Right now the question isn't whether an rc7 happens, but whether we'll
need an rc8. We'll see.

Oh, I do hate the hw-embargoed stuff that doesn't get all the usual
testing in all our automation.