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Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:34:08 +0530
From: Kaiwan N Billimoria <>
Cc: Kees Cook <>
Subject: Re: New to KSPP, would like to contribute

Thanks Greg.
Will do..


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On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 1:07 PM, Greg KH <> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 09:01:05AM +0530, Kaiwan N Billimoria wrote:
> > Okay, thanks, I see it better now :)
> >
> > Forgive my silly qs:
> > so as I understand it, the objective is to start merging in some of the
> grsec
> > code into mainline, yes? So, which kernel do we work on? the latest rc
> or do I
> > work on the one where the above patch applies (i.e. 4.8.17)?
> You can't go back in time and get stuff merged into an old patch, so
> always work on the latest kernel tree.  Use linux-next so you don't end
> up duplicating any effort that people have already done.
> I suggest reading Documentation/development_process/ as a summary of how
> all of this works.
> thanks,
> greg k-h

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