Dmitry V. Levin
ldv at altlinux.org
Mon Mar 12 19:40:13 UTC 2012
On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 08:00:46PM +0100, Denys Vlasenko wrote:
> On 03/12/2012 02:47 PM, Dmitry V. Levin wrote:
> >>>>> But I'd like to hear from Denys about PTRACE_SEIZE perspective first.
> >>>>> We surely won't release PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL code enabled by default because
> >>>>> the kernel API might change.
> >>>> I'm going to ask kernel people to drop PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL.
> >>> The patch was submitted in February, but current v3.3-rc6-240-gc7b2855
> >>> still insists on PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL. Is there a prospect to release
> >>> without PTRACE_SEIZE_DEVEL any time soon, or should we rather leave this
> >>> experimental code disabled in the next release?
> >> It's in linux-next git:
> > [...]
> >> Looks like this change will go into linux-3.4
> > So it is not going to be in a released kernel this spring?
> I guess not.
OK, let's release without USE_SEIZE enabled then. There is a lot of
stuff waiting since 4.6, more than enough to justify a release. It's
such a pity we didn't have a policy to update the NEWS file along with
committing noteworthy changes.
What version should this release be, 4.6.1 or 4.7?
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