Re: stable: a59f4e079d19464eebb9b06513a1d4f55fdae5ba needs backport ?

From: Ingo Molnar
Date: Fri Aug 02 2013 - 07:15:08 EST

* Li Zefan <lizefan@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> commit a59f4e079d19464eebb9b06513a1d4f55fdae5ba
> Author: Zhu Yanhai <gaoyang.zyh@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Date: Tue Jan 8 12:56:52 2013 +0800
> sched: Fix the broken sched_rr_get_interval()
> Without this patch, syscall sched_rr_get_interval() can return wrong
> value, and the bug was introduced in 2.6.24, so this looks like a
> candidate for stable kernel.
> The concern for backporting is that this might break some userspace
> programs? As the changelog says:
> [ Since this is an ABI and an old bug, we'll test this via a
> slow upstream route, to hopefully discover any app breakage. ]

It appears to have caused no trouble.

So I'm fine with backporting it to older -stable kernels:

Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@xxxxxxxxxx>


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