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Date:   Sun, 27 Dec 2020 16:27:46 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <sashal@...nel.org>
To:     Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com>
Cc:     LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>, stable@...r.kernel.org,
        Martin Schiller <ms@....tdt.de>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Linux X25 <linux-x25@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.4 075/130] net/lapb: fix t1 timer handling for
 LAPB_STATE_0

On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 01:49:47AM -0800, Xie He wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 9:01 AM Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com> wrote:
>>
>> I don't think this patch is suitable for stable branches. This patch is
>> part of a patch series that changes the lapb module from "establishing the
>> L2 connection only when needed by L3", to "establishing the L2 connection
>> automatically whenever we are able to". This is a behavioral change. It
>> should be seen as a new feature. It is not a bug fix.
>
>Applying this patch without other patches in the same series will also
>introduce problems, because this patch relies on part of the changes
>in the subsequent patch in the same series to be correct.

I'll drop it, thanks!

-- 
Thanks,
Sasha

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