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Date:	Thu, 23 Feb 2012 11:55:11 -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 11:50:07AM -0800, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> 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...

No, something is messed up in my tree, let me try this again, this patch
isn't the merge problem, something else is going on...

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