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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drm/rockchip: vop: Don't crash for invalid duplicate_state()
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Am Freitag, 24. Juni 2022, 19:57:53 CEST schrieb Brian Norris:
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2022 at 12:23 AM Heiko Stuebner <heiko@sntech.de> wrote:
> > The interesting question would be, do we want some fixes tag for it?
>
> I'm not aware of any currently-upstream code that will hit this [1].
> I've hit it in out-of-tree code (or, code that I submitted to
> dri-devel, but wasn't accepted as-is), and this is the "belt and
> braces" part -- the primary fix is that we should avoid calling things
> like drm_atomic_get_crtc_state() at inappropriate times.
>
> So, is the "extra safety" check really something that should go to
> -stable? (Because let's be honest, everything with a Fixes tag goes
> there.) Maybe?
>
> Anyway, if you want to "blame" anything, this commit actually dropped
> the safety check:
>
> 4e257d9eee23 drm/rockchip: get rid of rockchip_drm_crtc_mode_config

I tend to think, if we know that connection we should also include it :-) .
I wouldn't include a cc-stable for the reason you mentioned, but to me
it makes sense if someone reading the git history in the future can easily
know that information - so it doesn't hurt :-) .

So I'll add that when applying.

Thanks for supplying the origin commit
Heiko

>
> Brian
>
> [1] But I'm not omniscient. So maybe it's good to have anyway.
>




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