Re: Remove easily user-triggerable BUG from generic_setlease

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Mon Jul 23 2012 - 14:35:15 EST

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 8:20 AM, J. Bruce Fields <bfields@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> So we need something like the following, backported to 2.6.anything.

Please add a note about the 3.2+ version of this patch (well, totally
different patch), and why this particular patch isn't needed there.

For stable, we should always have a pointer to the patch in mainline,
and if mainline has a different solution, and note about *why*
mainline has that different solution.

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