[PATCH AUTOSEL for 4.9 005/219] kretprobes: Ensure probe location is at function entry

Naveen N. Rao naveen.n.rao at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Mon Mar 5 18:02:57 AEDT 2018

Hi Sasha,

Sasha Levin wrote:
> From: "Naveen N. Rao" <naveen.n.rao at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
> [ Upstream commit 90ec5e89e393c76e19afc845d8f88a5dc8315919 ]

Sorry if this is obvious, but why was this patch picked up for -stable?  
I don't see the upstream commit tagging -stable, so curious why this was 

I don't think this patch should be pushed to -stable since this is not 
really a bug fix. There are also other dependencies for this change (see 
commit a64e3f35a45f4a, for instance), including how userspace (perf) 
builds out the retprobe argument. As such, please drop this from -stable 
(for 3.18. 4.4 and 4.9).


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