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Date:   Wed, 13 Jan 2021 20:02:20 -0800
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
To:     KP Singh <kpsingh@...nel.org>
Cc:     Gilad Reti <gilad.reti@...il.com>, bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>,
        Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andrii@...nel.org>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>,
        John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>,
        Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        open list <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:KERNEL SELFTEST FRAMEWORK" 
        <linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf v2 1/2] bpf: support PTR_TO_MEM{,_OR_NULL} register spilling

On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 2:29 PM KP Singh <kpsingh@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jan 13, 2021 at 6:38 AM Gilad Reti <gilad.reti@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > Add support for pointer to mem register spilling, to allow the verifier
> > to track pointers to valid memory addresses. Such pointers are returned
> > for example by a successful call of the bpf_ringbuf_reserve helper.
> >
> > The patch was partially contributed by CyberArk Software, Inc.
> >
> > Fixes: 457f44363a88 ("bpf: Implement BPF ring buffer and verifier support for it")
> > Suggested-by: Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>
> > Signed-off-by: Gilad Reti <gilad.reti@...il.com>
>
> Acked-by: KP Singh <kpsingh@...nel.org>

It's a border line feature vs fix.
Since the patch is trivial and it addresses a real problem I've
applied to the bpf tree.
Thanks!

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