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Date:   Thu, 4 Apr 2019 15:24:16 -1000
From:   Linus Torvalds <>
To:     Steven Rostedt <>
Cc:     Linux List Kernel Mailing <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>,
        Andrew Morton <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Roland McGrath <>,
        Oleg Nesterov <>,
        linux-arch <>,
        Peter Zijlstra <>,
        Thomas Gleixner <>,
        "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <>,
        Ingo Molnar <>, Borislav Petkov <>,
        "H. Peter Anvin" <>,
        "the arch/x86 maintainers" <>,
        Dominik Brodowski <>,
        Andy Lutomirski <>,
        Kees Cook <>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <>,
        "Dmitry V. Levin" <>,
        Palmer Dabbelt <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/6 v3] sycalls: Remove args i and n from syscall_get_arguments()

On Thu, Apr 4, 2019 at 3:28 AM Steven Rostedt <> wrote:
> Is this something that can go into this -rc release or would you want
> me to wait till the next merge window?
> The reason I ask, is that there's two arch patches in this series that
> have stable tags attached to them. But I moved things around such that
> they are applied before the global arch patches are and can be applied
> independently.
> Should I move those two patches up front and just add those to this
> release cycle, or would you like the entire series now?

I think I can take the entire series. It's removing code and fixing a
couple of bugs in the process. Even if not all changes are pure fixes,
it looks good to me.

I assume you've actually used this and can trace system calls with
arguments properly, so that it's all tested at least on x86-64?


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