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Date:   Tue, 21 Mar 2017 09:50:20 +0200
From:   Tommi Rantala <>
To:     Jon Maloy <>,
        "" <>
CC:     "David S. Miller" <>, GUNA <>,
        Ying Xue <>
Subject: Re: "tipc: fix socket timer deadlock" to stable?

On 13.03.2017 14:18, Jon Maloy wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tommi Rantala []
>> We're seeing this tipc deadlock in 4.4.y, that was fixed in the mainline commit
>> f1d048f24e66ba85d3dabf3d076cefa5f2b546b0 "tipc: fix socket timer
>> deadlock".
>> Could/should this patch also be included in the stable kernel trees?
> I think it should. If action is required by me here (?) I will repost the commit for 4.4.
> ///jon

Hi Jon, yes, please do repost the commit. After reading through 
Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt, you probably want to send it 
with suitable subject-prefix so that the patch is not lost in the noise.

>> I just checked that the patch applies on top of 4.4.53, only the line numbers
>> are different compared to the upstream commit.

(Actually there is also a small change in the patch context.)


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