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Date:   Sun, 21 Nov 2021 06:36:11 -0700
From:   Jens Axboe <>
To:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Colin Cross <>,
        Anton Vorontsov <>,
        Christoph Hellwig <>,
        Tony Luck <>,,
        Linus Torvalds <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Revert "mark pstore-blk as broken"

On 11/21/21 3:25 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 18, 2021 at 7:29 PM Kees Cook <> wrote:
>> On Tue, Nov 16, 2021 at 05:23:44PM -0700, Jens Axboe wrote:
>>> On Tue, 16 Nov 2021 10:15:59 -0800, Kees Cook wrote:
>>>> This reverts commit d07f3b081ee632268786601f55e1334d1f68b997.
>>>> pstore-blk was fixed to avoid the unwanted APIs in commit 7bb9557b48fc
>>>> ("pstore/blk: Use the normal block device I/O path"), which landed in
>>>> the same release as the commit adding BROKEN.
>>>> [...]
>>> Applied, thanks!
>>> [1/1] Revert "mark pstore-blk as broken"
>>>       commit: d1faacbf67b1944f0e0c618dc581d929263f6fe9
>> Thanks! I realize now what Geert meant in an earlier thread that I
>> actually can't split this change from a warning fix that was living in
>> the pstore tree (and was masked by the now removed BROKEN). Can you take
>> this patch as well? I've removed it from my tree now...
> Which is now a build error instead of a warning in Linus' tree.

Sorry, missed this reply. Kees, can you just send this one to Linus
directly? I already flushed my block patches for this week. If there's
some reason you can't let me know, and I'll do another one...

Jens Axboe

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