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Date:   Tue, 3 Dec 2019 21:23:58 +0100
From:   Greg KH <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>
To:     David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     edumazet@...gle.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        eric.dumazet@...il.com, soheil@...gle.com, ncardwell@...gle.com,
        ycheng@...gle.com, willemb@...gle.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] tcp: refactor tcp_retransmit_timer()

On Tue, Dec 03, 2019 at 11:53:11AM -0800, David Miller wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> Date: Tue,  3 Dec 2019 08:05:52 -0800
> 
> > It appears linux-4.14 stable needs a backport of commit
> > 88f8598d0a30 ("tcp: exit if nothing to retransmit on RTO timeout")
> > 
> > Since tcp_rtx_queue_empty() is not in pre 4.15 kernels,
> > let's refactor tcp_retransmit_timer() to only use tcp_rtx_queue_head()
> > 
> > I will provide to stable teams the squashed patches.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
> 
> Applied, thanks Eric.

Applied where, do you have a 4.14-stable queue too?  :)

I can just take this directly to my 4.14.y tree now if you don't object.

thanks,

greg k-h

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