[linux-yocto] v4.12.x - stable updates comprising v4.12.23

Bruce Ashfield bruce.ashfield at windriver.com
Tue May 8 07:36:08 PDT 2018

On 04/30/2018 04:22 PM, Paul Gortmaker wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is another 4.12.x stable update "extension" primarily created for
> the Yocto project, continuing on top of the previous v4.12.22 kernel.
> There about 150 commits here, with no real multi-commit topics, meaning
> things are returning to what is normal for a stable release.  It is
> just a few CVEs that I was made aware of, plus selected content
> based on what was used for 4.14-stable that would also be appropriate
> for the 4.12 kernel here.
> 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 4.12.x versions.

Thanks Paul.

These are now merged.


> Please find a signed v4.12.23 tag using this key:
> 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 raw commits that were used to create this 4.12.x
> release, similar to Greg's stable queue:
>     https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/stable/stable-queue.git/
> Paul.
> --

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