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Date:   Sun, 27 Dec 2020 16:27:46 -0500
From:   Sasha Levin <>
To:     Xie He <>
Cc:     LKML <>,,
        Martin Schiller <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Linux X25 <>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH AUTOSEL 5.4 075/130] net/lapb: fix t1 timer handling for

On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 01:49:47AM -0800, Xie He wrote:
>On Wed, Dec 23, 2020 at 9:01 AM Xie He <> 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!


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