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Date:   Wed, 16 Dec 2020 04:35:04 +0300
From:   Sergej Bauer <sbauer@...ckbox.su>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     patchwork-bot+netdevbpf@...nel.org, andrew@...n.ch,
        Markus.Elfring@....de, thesven73@...il.com,
        bryan.whitehead@...rochip.com, UNGLinuxDriver@...rochip.com,
        davem@...emloft.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] lan743x: fix for potential NULL pointer dereference with bare card

On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 4:12:42 AM MSK Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 23:39:14 +0000 patchwork-bot+netdevbpf@...nel.org
> 
> wrote:
> > Hello:
> > 
> > This patch was applied to bpf/bpf.git (refs/heads/master):
> > 
> > On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 19:12:45 +0300 you wrote:
> > > This is the 4th revision of the patch fix for potential null pointer
> > > dereference with lan743x card.
> > > 
> > > The simpliest way to reproduce: boot with bare lan743x and issue
> > > "ethtool ethN" command where ethN is the interface with lan743x card.
> > > Example:
> > > 
> > > $ sudo ethtool eth7
> > > dmesg:
...
> > > [...]
> > 
> > Here is the summary with links:
> >   - [v4] lan743x: fix for potential NULL pointer dereference with bare
> >   card
> >   
> >     https://git.kernel.org/bpf/bpf/c/e9e13b6adc33
> > 
> > You are awesome, thank you!
> > --
> > Deet-doot-dot, I am a bot.
> > https://korg.docs.kernel.org/patchwork/pwbot.html
> 
> Heh the bot got confused, I think.
> 
> What I meant when I said "let's wait for the merge window" was that
> the patch will not hit upstream until the merge window. It's now in
> Linus's tree. I'll make a submission of stable patches to Greg at the
> end of the week and I'll include this patch.
> 
> Thanks!

I think, firstly the bot was confused by me :-\
I should have asked you what exactly did you mean with "let's wait for the 
merge window"...
That's completely my fault, sorry for that.

                                Regards,
                                        Sergej.



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