Bruce, Yocto kernel folks: Here is the next 5.2.x stable update "extension" primarily created for the Yocto project, as the next v5.2.x post-EOL release.
The content is from an audit of what went into the v5.4.25 to v5.4.29 releases - plus any upstream commits listed as Fixes: for backports in the above v5.4.x content, and a few upstream commits for recent CVE. There are just under 500 commits deployed here that were applicable for this v5.2.41 release. RCU got a change post-v5.2 (28875945ba98) that allowed an optional 4th argument to some list-rcu functions for educating lockdep against false positives. Since we were up to at least four "Fixes:" commits relying on this, I decided it would be worthwhile to put in, hence the RCU commits early in the series, in case anyone was wondering. Actual RCU functionality itself should remain unchanged. I've put this 5.2.41 queue through my normal testing, with build tests on x86-64/32, ARM-64/32, PPC and MIPS, plus some static analysis and finally some sanity runtime tests on x86-64 (raw + qemu/KVM). Please find tag v5.2.41 (beb207285e791a8712f10b0d2f8fa880f9d1e10e) as the current head of linux-5.2.y branch in the repo in the kernel.org directory here: https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-5.2.y.git/?h=linux-5.2.y git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-5.2.y.git for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-5.2 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-5.2.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 5.2.x release. Paul.
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