[PATCH 3/3] scripts: Change section of generated debian packages to kernel
To follow the way that Official Debian kernel packages are made, put the generated packages in the right section, the kernel section. This also avoids polluting the admin section. Signed-off-by: Rogério Brito <rbrito(a)ime.usp.br> --- scripts/package/builddeb | 2 +- 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 delet... 1 Jun 2010 19:44
[PATCH 2/3] scripts: Mark that the packages generated conform to Standards-Version 3.8.4
The packages generated by the builddeb script conform to the Debian Policy version 3.8.4. Make this explicit in the generated packages. Signed-off-by: Rogério Brito <rbrito(a)ime.usp.br> --- scripts/package/builddeb | 2 +- 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) diff --git a/scripts/package/buildd... 1 Jun 2010 19:44
[PATCH 1/3] scripts: Add homepage field to debian/control file
This helps when the user sees information of the packages on package managers like aptitude. Signed-off-by: Rogério Brito <rbrito(a)ime.usp.br> --- scripts/package/builddeb | 1 + 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-) diff --git a/scripts/package/builddeb b/scripts/package/builddeb index 07f2fbd... 1 Jun 2010 19:44
tg3 vpd r/w failed
Mikael I'm getting tired of continuing to add the proper mailing list CC: for your sparc bug reports. Please make sure to add sparclinux(a)vger.kernel.org to your reports in the future. Thanks. Booting 2.6.35-rc1 on a Sun Blade 2500 Red with builtin tg3 I get: tg3.c:v3.110 (April 9, 2010) PCI: Ena... 1 Jun 2010 19:44
[RFC PATCH] gcov: Add ARM eABI support
From: George G. Davis <gdavis(a)mvista.com> Initially based on linux-2.6.30-gcov-arm-eabi.patch [1] and linux-2.6.30-gcov-arm-hack.patch [2] with fixups to resolve forward port conflicts. Improved on [1] by making the constructors section name a kernel config variable so the correct section name is automatically ... 1 Jun 2010 18:38
fs: allow protected cross-uid sticky symlinks
On Tue, Jun 01, 2010 at 02:07:34PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote: I don't buy it. If we are concerned about the symlinks in the middle of pathname, your checks are useless (mkdir /tmp/a, ln -s whatever /tmp/a/b, have victim open /tmp/a/b/something). If we are not, then your checks are in the wrong place.... 8 Jun 2010 04:44
block: replace BKL with global mutex
NAK. You're really only creation a mini-BKL here without sorting out the locking. Please go through the individual callers and sort them out. Start by pushing the remaining ioctls to the unlocked version and moving the BKL into the ->open and ->release methods. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line... 1 Jun 2010 18:37
[PATCH] block: replace BKL with global mutex
The block layer is one of the remaining users of the Big Kernel Lock. In there, it is used mainly for serializing the blkdev_get and blkdev_put functions and some ioctl implementations as well as some less common open functions of related character devices following a previous pushdown and parts of the blktrace c... 1 Jun 2010 18:37
oom: select_bad_process: check PF_KTHREAD instead of !mm to skip kthreads
On 06/01, David Rientjes wrote: On Mon, 31 May 2010, KOSAKI Motohiro wrote: select_bad_process() thinks a kernel thread can't have ->mm != NULL, this is not true due to use_mm(). Change the code to check PF_KTHREAD. This is already pushed in my oom killer rewrite as patch 14/18 "check... 1 Jun 2010 17:31
[PATCH] NOMMU: Add '[stack]' label to /proc/pid/maps output
On Tue, 1 Jun 2010, Mike Frysinger wrote: to be fair, this patch was written a few kernel revisions ago and you're referring to commit merged a few weeks ago ... Yeah, but it got sent to me today, which is why I reacted. But: but i dont think we're talking the same thing. that commit refers to ... 1 Jun 2010 17:31