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Old 09-08-2012, 03:31 PM
Ben Hutchings
Default Time to upload linux (3.2.28-1)?

There are a large number of fixes pending for linux. When would be a
good time to upload them?


linux (3.2.28-1) UNRELEASED; urgency=low

* New upstream stable update:
- sched/nohz: Rewrite and fix load-avg computation -- again
(Closes: #674153)
- libsas: fix taskfile corruption in sas_ata_qc_fill_rtf
- md/raid1: fix use-after-free bug in RAID1 data-check code.
- PCI: EHCI: fix crash during suspend on ASUS computers
- cpufreq / ACPI: Fix not loading acpi-cpufreq driver (regression in 3.2.2)
- block: fix infinite loop in __getblk_slow (regression in 3.2.19)
(Closes: #684293)
- PM / Hibernate: Hibernate/thaw fixes/improvements
- tcm_fc: Fix crash seen with aborts and large reads
- fifo: Do not restart open() if it already found a partner
- cifs: on CONFIG_HIGHMEM machines, limit the rsize/wsize to the kmap space
- UBIFS: fix a bug in empty space fix-up
- ore: Fix NFS crash by supporting any unaligned RAID IO
- ore: Remove support of partial IO request (NFS crash)
- pnfs-obj: don't leak objio_state if ore_write/read fails
- pnfs-obj: Fix __r4w_get_page when offset is beyond i_size
- dm raid1: fix crash with mirror recovery and discard
- dm raid1: set discard_zeroes_data_unsupported
- time: Fix bugs in leap-second handling (Closes: #679882)
+ ntp: Fix leap-second hrtimer livelock
+ timekeeping: Fix leapsecond triggered load spike issue
- bnx2x: fix checksum validation
- bnx2x: fix panic when TX ring is full
- eCryptfs: Gracefully refuse miscdev file ops on inherited/passed files
- ACPI / PM: Make acpi_pm_device_sleep_state() follow the specification
- mm: Fix various performance problems, particularly affecting use of
transparent hugepages (Closes: #675493)
- target: Add range checking to UNMAP emulation
- target: Fix reading of data length fields for UNMAP commands
- target: Fix possible integer underflow in UNMAP emulation
- target: Check number of unmap descriptors against our limit
- ext4: don't let i_reserved_meta_blocks go negative
- ext4: undo ext4_calc_metadata_amount if we fail to claim space
- locks: fix checking of fcntl_setlease argument
- drm/radeon: fix bo creation retry path
- Btrfs: call the ordered free operation without any locks held
- lirc_sir: make device registration work (Closes: #680762)
- random: Improve random number generation on non-interactive systems
+ random: Use arch_get_random_int instead of cycle counter if avail
+ random: Use arch-specific RNG to initialize the entropy store
+ random: make 'add_interrupt_randomness()' do something sane
+ usb: feed USB device information to the /dev/random driver
+ net: feed /dev/random with the MAC address when registering a device
+ rtc: wm831x: Feed the write counter into device_add_randomness()
+ mfd: wm831x: Feed the device UUID into device_add_randomness()
- futex: Test for pi_mutex on fault in futex_wait_requeue_pi()
- futex: Forbid uaddr == uaddr2 in futex_wait_requeue_pi()
- s390/mm: downgrade page table after fork of a 31 bit process
- asus-wmi: use ASUS_WMI_METHODID_DSTS2 as default DSTS ID.
(Closes: #679158)
- md/raid1: don't abort a resync on the first badblock.
- [arm] 7467/1: mutex: use generic xchg-based implementation for ARMv6+
- [arm] 7476/1: vfp: only clear vfp state for current cpu in vfp_pm_suspend
- [arm] 7477/1: vfp: Always save VFP state in vfp_pm_suspend on UP
- [arm] 7478/1: errata: extend workaround for erratum #720789
- [arm] Fix undefined instruction exception handling
- mm: mmu_notifier: fix freed page still mapped in secondary MMU
- mm: hugetlbfs: close race during teardown of hugetlbfs shared page tables
- bnx2: Fix bug in bnx2_free_tx_skbs().
- sch_sfb: Fix missing NULL check
- sctp: Fix list corruption resulting from freeing an association on a list
- cipso: don't follow a NULL pointer when setsockopt() is called
- caif: fix NULL pointer check
- net/tun: fix ioctl() based info leaks
- rtlwifi: rtl8192cu: Change buffer allocation for synchronous reads
- hfsplus: fix overflow in sector calculations in hfsplus_submit_bio
- drm/i915: fixup seqno allocation logic for lazy_request

[ Ben Hutchings ]
* Bump ABI to 4
* linux-image: Include package version in utsname version string
('uname -v' output) (Closes: #638878)
* linux-source: Drop support for version.$DISTRIBUTION
* [arm,ia64,powerpc,s390,sh,x86] linux-image: Include package version
in stack traces from WARN, BUG, Oops etc.
* udeb: Add snd-hda-codec-ca0132 to sound-modules (Closes: #682368)
* linux-source: Suggest pkg-config, needed to build kconfig GUIs
(Closes: #682726)
* debugfs: Add mode, uid and gid mount options; set default mode to 700
(Closes: #681418)
* net: new counter for tx_timeout errors in sysfs
* net: Add byte queue limits (bql) for reduced buffer-bloat
* bnx2,bnx2x,e1000e,forcedeth,igb,ixgbe,sfc,skge,sky 2,tg3:
Add support for bql
* fs: Update link security restrictions to match Linux 3.6:
- Drop kconfig options; restrictions can only be disabled by sysctl
- Change the audit message type from AUDIT_AVC (1400) to
* [rt] Update to 3.2.27-rt40:
- time/rt: Fix up leap-second backport for RT changes
* rds: set correct msg_namelen (CVE-2012-3430)
* e1000: add dropped DMA receive enable back in for WoL (Closes: #684618)
* PCI/PM/Runtime: make PCI traces quieter (Closes: #684049)
* rc: ite-cir: Initialise ite_dev::rdev earlier (Closes: #684441)
* input: Enable TOUCHSCREEN_ATMEL_MXT as module (Closes: #685123)
* usb: Add USB_QUIRK_RESET_RESUME for all Logitech UVC webcams
(Closes: #668211)
* [alpha] Use gcc-4.6 (Closes: #685894)
- Use large data model to work around link failure
* [i386/486] video: Change FB_GEODE_LX from built-in to module (lxfb)
(Closes: #686528)
* [i386/686-pae] video: Disable Geode framebuffer drivers, not used with
any chips that support PAE
* [x86] drm/i915: Fix i8xx interrupt handling (Closes: #655152)

[ Bastian Blank ]
* Make xen-linux-system meta-packages depend on xen-system. This allows
automatic updates. (closes: #681637)

-- Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 02:20:37 +0100

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Old 09-10-2012, 12:43 PM
Julien Cristau
Default Time to upload linux (3.2.28-1)?

On Sat, Sep 8, 2012 at 16:31:41 +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:

> There are a large number of fixes pending for linux. When would be a
> good time to upload them?
Now (right after the d-i beta) would be fine I think.


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