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Date:   Tue, 13 Dec 2022 10:12:47 +1100
From:   Stephen Rothwell <>
To:     Al Viro <>
Cc:     Kees Cook <>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
        Linux Next Mailing List <>
Subject: Re: linux-next: manual merge of the execve tree with the vfs tree

Hi all,

On Mon, 28 Nov 2022 14:37:04 +1100 Stephen Rothwell <> wrote:
> Today's linux-next merge of the execve tree got a conflict in:
>   fs/binfmt_elf.c
> between commit:
>   9a938eba8d28 ("kill coredump_params->regs")
> from the vfs tree and commit:
>   8f6e3f9e5a0f ("binfmt: Fix whitespace issues")
> from the execve tree.
> I fixed it up (I just use the former where they conflicted, so may have
> lost some white space fixups) and can carry the fix as necessary. This
> is now fixed as far as linux-next is concerned, but any non trivial
> conflicts should be mentioned to your upstream maintainer when your tree
> is submitted for merging.  You may also want to consider cooperating
> with the maintainer of the conflicting tree to minimise any particularly
> complex conflicts.

This is now a conflict between the vfs tree and Linus' tree.

Stephen Rothwell

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