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Date:   Sat, 7 Oct 2017 03:10:06 +0000
From:   "Levin, Alexander (Sasha Levin)" <alexander.levin@...izon.com>
To:     Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>
CC:     Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "stable@...r.kernel.org" <stable@...r.kernel.org>,
        Catalin Marinas <catalin.marinas@....com>,
        Will Deacon <will.deacon@....com>,
        Laura Abbott <labbott@...hat.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 4.9 086/104] arm64: kasan: avoid bad virt_to_pfn()

On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 07:13:22PM +0100, Mark Rutland wrote:
>Hi Greg,
>
>On Fri, Oct 06, 2017 at 10:52:04AM +0200, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
>> 4.9-stable review patch.  If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
>
>I'm a little confused as to why this is being backported, given it
>wasn't Cc'd stable or marked as a fix.
>
>The lm_alias() helper was only introduced in v4.10, and I don't recall
>seeing that backported.
>
>What's going on here?

Mark,

We are experimenting with using neural network to aid with patch
selection for stable kernel trees. There are quite a few commits that
were not marked for stable, but are stable material, and we're trying
to get them into their appropriate kernel trees.

-- 

Thanks,
Sasha

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