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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 11:50:07 -0800
From:	Greg Kroah-Hartman <>
To:	Linus Torvalds <>
Cc:, "H. Peter Anvin" <>,, Suresh Siddha <>,
	Linux Kernel Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/5] i387: stable kernel backport

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:41:50AM -0800, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 11:36 AM, Greg Kroah-Hartman
> <> wrote:
> >
> The insane safe_address games go away in the cleanup patch, so it
> really shouldn't be much of an issue.
> In the end, save_address should just be
>   #define safe_address (tsk->thread.has_fpu)
> (and in fact the whole #define got removed entirely in mainline in
> commit 80ab6f1e8c98, which might be fodder for -stable too)

That's not where the merge caused problems, it was in
arch/x86/kernel/traps.c and arch/x86/kernel/process_64.c, either I'm
missing a patch that needs to be added to the series, or something else
is odd, let me dig...

greg k-h

>                  Linus
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