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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] EFI fix

* Linus Torvalds <> wrote:

> On Fri, Jan 11, 2019 at 6:22 AM Ard Biesheuvel
> <> wrote:
> >
> > I was hoping we could merge this patch (so we can backport it), but
> > resolve the conflict by dropping the kmemleak_ignore() again [..]
> Well, we'd drop the new #include line also, since it would be
> pointless without the kmemleak_ignore().
> End result: there would be nothing left. Better not to merge it at all.


> It's easy enough to backport, and just say "done differently upstream
> in commit 80424b02d42b ("efi: Reduce the amount of memblock
> reservations for persistent allocations").
> The stable tree doesn't require that the *same* commits be upstream,
> it only requires that the fixes be upstream and Greg&al want a pointer
> to the upstream fix just so that they know they're not fixing
> something that might still be broken upstream.
> See for example (just random googling)
> which shows that "fixed differently upstream" case and points to why.

Thanks - I'm dropping the commit from efi/urgent.


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