[linux-yocto] v4.12.x - stable updates comprising v4.12.29

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Tue Aug 28 11:24:23 PDT 2018

On 2018-08-27 2:59 PM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is the final 4.12.x stable update "extension" primarily created for
> the Yocto project, continuing on top of the previous v4.12.28 kernel.
> After months of warning, hopefully it comes as no surprise to anyone
> that this is the last 4.12.x release.
> There are about 100 commits here, based on commits chosen from what
> was used in existing 4.14.x stable releases.
> The 4.14 versions I was auditing contained batch updates from DaveM in
> the networking department, and hence that is represented significantly
> here in these commits.
> I've also jumped ahead and looked at what arm64 did in 4.14-stable for
> the whole ssbd stuff, and did my best to drag that back kicking and
> screaming to 4.12.
> I've put this 4.12.x queue through the usual testing that I figured made
> sense, which is in line with that listed explicitly in previous release
> announcements.
> Given the footprint of the ARM64/KVM changes for ssbd, I did an ARM64
> allyesconfig and build tested that.  But to be clear, sanity boot
> testing ARM64 guests is beyond what I have time/resources for.
> Thank you all for making use of this kernel version.  It is nice to know
> the work in backports gets used.  But the time has come to re-direct my
> focus onto work for newer kernel versions.  I hope you can all move to a
> newer version as well.
> I did the signed tag just as per the previously released 4.12.x versions.
> Please find a signed v4.12.29 tag using this key:

Thanks Paul. This is now merged.


> http://pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=vindex&search=0xEBCE84042C07D1D6
> in the repo in the 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 the evolution of the raw commits that were originally
> selected to create this 4.12.x release.
> Paul.
> --

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