[PATCH] dma-buf/sw_sync: Synchronize signal vs syncpt free

Sasha Levin sashal at kernel.org
Thu Aug 15 01:46:41 UTC 2019

On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 07:24:15PM +0200, Daniel Vetter wrote:
>Hi Sasha,
>On Mon, Aug 12, 2019 at 07:05:47PM +0000, Sasha Levin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> [This is an automated email]
>> This commit has been processed because it contains a "Fixes:" tag,
>> fixing commit: d3862e44daa7 dma-buf/sw-sync: Fix locking around sync_timeline lists.
>> The bot has tested the following trees: v5.2.8, v4.19.66, v4.14.138, v4.9.189.
>> v5.2.8: Build OK!
>> v4.19.66: Build OK!
>> v4.14.138: Build OK!
>> v4.9.189: Failed to apply! Possible dependencies:
>>     Unable to calculate
>> NOTE: The patch will not be queued to stable trees until it is upstream.
>> How should we proceed with this patch?
>The backporting instruction has an explicit # v4.14+ in there, so failure
>to apply to older kernels is expected.
>Can you perhaps teach this trick to your script perhaps? Iirc we're using
>the official format even.

Hey Daniel,

The script knows how to read stable tags :)

It tested out 4.9 because the commit also has a fixes tag pointing to
d3862e44daa7 ("dma-buf/sw-sync: Fix locking around sync_timeline
lists."), which was backported to 4.9.

Should this not be backported to 4.9, even though the commit it fixes is


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