Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 16:57:49 -0800 From: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> To: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au> Cc: akpm@...ux-foundation.org, Will Drewry <wad@...omium.org>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, linux-arch@...r.kernel.org, linux-doc@...r.kernel.org, kernel-hardening@...ts.openwall.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, x86@...nel.org, arnd@...db.de, davem@...emloft.net, hpa@...or.com, mingo@...hat.com, oleg@...hat.com, peterz@...radead.org, rdunlap@...otime.net, mcgrathr@...omium.org, tglx@...utronix.de, luto@....edu, eparis@...hat.com, serge.hallyn@...onical.com, djm@...drot.org, scarybeasts@...il.com, indan@....nu, pmoore@...hat.com, corbet@....net, eric.dumazet@...il.com, markus@...omium.org, coreyb@...ux.vnet.ibm.com Subject: Re: [PATCH v12 01/13] sk_run_filter: add support for custom load_pointer Hi, On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 4:47 PM, Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au> wrote: > Hi Kees, > > On Thu, 1 Mar 2012 15:37:12 -0800 Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org> wrote: >> >> Is it time to pull this into -next so more people can feel it? I brought >> Andy Lutomirski's patches forward (needed to bump the prctl values), and >> updated my git tree. If we're ready, here it is in all its request-pull >> format glory: >> >> The following changes since commit 2422c8368337196594265d52cad7316c9404bfcf: >> Stephen Rothwell (1): >> Add linux-next specific files for 20120301 > > OK, not commenting on anything else, but I cannot merge that into > linux-next because it is based on yesterday's linux-next release and > linux-next (effectively) rebases every day ... > > Does this work depend on anything in linux-next? Or could it be just > based off Linus' tree. If it depends on other tree(s) merged into > linux-next, then you should base your tree on those tree(s) as long as > they never get rebased ... Unfortunately, yes, it does -- there were both ptrace changes and prctl changes. And at least the ptrace changes are, IIRC, in -mm, which has no tree. :P Given that, what's the best thing for me to do for this to be easy for you to pull? -Kees -- Kees Cook ChromeOS Security
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