[linux-yocto] v4.12.x - stable updates comprising v4.12.15

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Fri Dec 1 22:27:25 PST 2017

On 2017-11-28 11:30 AM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> [v4.12.x - stable updates comprising v4.12.15] On 26/11/2017 (Sun 02:49) Paul Gortmaker wrote:
>> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
>> Here is the 1st 4.12.x stable update.  Continuing on top of the final
>> Greg KH released v4.12.14 kernel, we now have the appropriate content
>> from 4.13.4 --> 4.13.5 (inclusive) applied on top of the GregKH
>> baseline.
>> Since the last 4.12 release was done at the same time as 4.13.3, that is
>> why auditing of 4.13.4+ content for appropriate 4.12.x commits was
>> chosen as a starting point.  These combined 4.13.x releases result in
>> just about 185 backported commits to the 4.12.x baseline we wish to
>> extend maintenance on.
> Since I was in the mindset of auditing and adding appropriate patches, I
> continued to work through some more of the 4.13.x content.  So now we
> have a 4.12.16, which is based on the appropriate content from the audit
> of what was added into 4.13.6 to 4.13.9 inclusive, which also gives us
> about 185 more stable commits for our 4.12.x baseline.
> Everything below (testing, locations, signed tag) remains true for .16
> just as it did for the earlier .15 release.  Feel free to merge both at
> once if you have not merged .15 yet.

These are now merged.


> Paul.
> --
>> As usual, I've put this 4.12.x queue through the various testing that I
>> figured made sense, which includes but is not limited to:
>> -x86-64 sanity boot test + workloads of defconfig on COTS Core2 box.
>> -build MIPS, PPC, ARM, ARM64 with defconfig
>> -build x86-64 allmodconfig/allyesconfig
>> -build i386 allmodconfig/allyesconfig
>> I bumped the 4.12 Makefile and did the signed tag just as per the previously
>> released 4.8.x versions for the older release.
>> Please find a signed v4.12.15 tag using this key:
>> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0xEBCE84042C07D1D6
>> in the repo in my kernel.org directory here:
>>     https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.12.y.git/
>>     git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.12.y.git
>> for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-4.12 and then out from there
>> into the other base and BSP branches.
>> For those who are interested, the evolution of the commits is here:
>>     https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/paulg/longterm-queue-4.12.git/
>> This repo isn't needed for anything; it just exists for transparency and
>> so people can see how the commits were adjusted to apply to the 4.12.x
>> kernel baseline in case people are interested.
>> Paul.
>> --

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