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Date:   Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:47:07 +0000
From:   Lorenzo Pieralisi <lorenzo.pieralisi@....com>
To:     Niklas Cassel <niklas.cassel@...s.com>
Cc:     Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@...nel.org>, linux-pci@...r.kernel.org,
        kishon@...com, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] Fix find_first_zero_bit() usage

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 02:32:30PM +0100, Niklas Cassel wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 03:59:25PM -0600, Bjorn Helgaas wrote:
> > On Tue, Dec 12, 2017 at 03:16:31PM +0100, Niklas Cassel wrote:
> > > find_first_zero_bit()'s parameter 'size' is defined in bits,
> > > not in bytes.
> > > 
> > > Calling find_first_zero_bit() with the wrong size unit
> > > will lead to insidious bugs.
> > > 
> > > Fix all uses of find_first_zero_bit() called with
> > > sizeof() as size argument in drivers/pci.
> > > 
> > > Also had to fix broken error handling in pci_epc_epf_link()
> > > in order to do proper error handling for find_first_zero_bit().
> > > 
> > > Niklas Cassel (3):
> > >   PCI: designware-ep: Fix find_first_zero_bit() usage
> > >   PCI: endpoint: Fix error handling in pci_epc_epf_link()
> > >   PCI: endpoint: Fix find_first_zero_bit() usage
> > > 
> > >  drivers/pci/dwc/pcie-designware-ep.c | 34 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++--------
> > >  drivers/pci/dwc/pcie-designware.h    |  8 ++++++--
> > >  drivers/pci/endpoint/pci-ep-cfs.c    | 13 ++++++++-----
> > >  3 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 15 deletions(-)
> > 
> > In the interest of making forward progress, I applied these to
> > for-linus for v4.15.
> > 
> > The issues apparently have been there since v4.12-rc1, but I guess
> > this is proposed for for-linus because (a) it fixes insidious bugs
> > and (b) the endpoint framework is relatively little-used yet so
> > low-risk.  Right?
> > 
> 
> Hello Bjorn,
> 
> As far as I know, dra7xx is the only in-tree user of the endpoint
> framework. Therefore, I see no real need to rush these patches.
> 
> One benefit of sending them to v4.15 would be if anyone starts
> developing endpoint support for their driver (with v4.15 as a base),
> we eliminate the risk that they might get hit by these bugs, and
> potentially waste time finding bugs that have already been found.
> 
> Please note that Kishon had some last minute review comments,
> so I had to submit a V5 of the patch series.

I missed this message (please CC me on the cover letter too next time) I
hope Bjorn can drop v4 and replace it with v5 - or I can just queue v5
for v4.16 - just let me know please how you want to handle it.

Thanks,
Lorenzo

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