On Thu, Sep 12, 2019 at 5:06 PM Paul Gortmaker
<paul.gortma...@windriver.com> wrote:
> Bruce, Yocto kernel folks:
> Here is the next 4.18.x stable update "extension" primarily created
> for the Yocto project, continuing from the previous v4.18.42 release.
> There are about 125 commits here, based on the commits that were used
> in the 4.19.[48/49/50] linux-stable releases.
> A note to distro builders - normally there are no new Kconfig options
> in stable, but here there is a new "NOUVEAU_LEGACY_CTX_SUPPORT" option.
> The upstream decided that the easiest solution to avoid potential
> security issues with the legacy code was to provide a way for distro
> builders to opt out.  But it remains enabled by default so as to not
> break any exising users who rely on it.
> I suspect I'll have time to do one more final 4.18 stable backport
> release.  Hopefully with the EOL messaging being in the last few
> releases, this is no surprise to anyone, and people have their own
> maintenance or migration plans in place and rolled out.

Thanks Paul,

We'll see if anyone else reads this part of the release message :D

This is now merged.


> I've put this 4.18.x queue through the usual testing; build testing
> on x86-64/32, ARM-64/32, PPC and MIPS, plus some static analysis
> and finally some sanity runtime tests on x86-64.
> I did the signed tag just as per the previously released versions.
> Please find a signed v4.18.43 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/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.18.y.git/?h=linux-4.18.y
>   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/paulg/linux-4.18.y.git
> for merge to standard/base in linux-yocto-4.18 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-4.18.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 4.18.x release.
> Paul.

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