Re: Linux 3.11-rc4

From: Felipe Contreras
Date: Mon Aug 05 2013 - 00:20:36 EST

On Sun, Aug 4, 2013 at 4:09 PM, Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> It's that time of the week again..
> "You apply 339 patches, what do you get
> Another week older and deeper in debt
> Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go
> I owe my soul to the company store"
> I had hoped things would start calming down, but rc4 is pretty much
> exactly the same size as rc3 was. That said, the patches seem a bit
> more spread out, and less interesting - which is a good thing. Boring
> is good. Let's keep it that way, and try to make for fewer patches for
> -rc5, ok? Because we are past half-way now, and I really want to see
> just fixes.
> We've got some arch updates (arm, parisc), but most of this is drivers
> (mostly networking, usb and some drm updates). There's also some core
> networking changes. And the printk code movement looks big if you
> don't do git renames (ie like the patches I upload).

I found a regression while running all v3.11-rcX kernels; Starcract II
through wine crashes. The culprit is fab840f (ptrace: PTRACE_DETACH
should do flush_ptrace_hw_breakpoint(child)), I revert that commit and
there's no crash.

Felipe Contreras
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