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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-01-28 18:20:48 -0800
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-01-28 18:20:48 -0800
commit0a9626575400879d1d5e6bc8768188b938d7c501 (patch)
tree131242645033de27d549d9cb5d97f0043914b6d2 /Documentation
parente3b8369ca8f2fd756031dd972224bc70c2364ec2 (diff)
parentce597919361dcec97341151690e780eade2a9cf4 (diff)
downloadlinux-linaro-stable-0a9626575400879d1d5e6bc8768188b938d7c501.tar.gz
Merge tag 'driver-core-3.3-rc1-bugfixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core
Here are some patches for the 3.3-rc1 tree. It contains the removal of the sysdev code, now that all users of it are gone, as well as some sysfs bugfixes that have been reported by users. There are also some documentation updates here as well. * tag 'driver-core-3.3-rc1-bugfixes' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/gregkh/driver-core: sysfs: Complain bitterly about attempts to remove files from nonexistent directories. stable: update documentation to ask for kernel version base/core.c:fix typo in comment in function device_add Documentation: devres: add allocation functions to list of supported calls Documentation update for the driver model core kernel-doc: fix new warnings in driver-core kernel-doc: fix new warnings in debugfs kernel-doc: fix new warnings in device.h driver core: remove drivers/base/sys.c and include/linux/sysdev.h
Diffstat (limited to 'Documentation')
-rw-r--r--Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt4
-rw-r--r--Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt3
2 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt b/Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt
index 10c64c8a13d4..41c0c5d1ba14 100644
--- a/Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt
+++ b/Documentation/driver-model/devres.txt
@@ -233,6 +233,10 @@ certainly invest a bit more effort into libata core layer).
6. List of managed interfaces
-----------------------------
+MEM
+ devm_kzalloc()
+ devm_kfree()
+
IO region
devm_request_region()
devm_request_mem_region()
diff --git a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
index 21fd05c28e73..f0ab5cf28fca 100644
--- a/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
+++ b/Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt
@@ -25,7 +25,8 @@ Procedure for submitting patches to the -stable tree:
- Send the patch, after verifying that it follows the above rules, to
stable@vger.kernel.org. You must note the upstream commit ID in the
- changelog of your submission.
+ changelog of your submission, as well as the kernel version you wish
+ it to be applied to.
- To have the patch automatically included in the stable tree, add the tag
Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org
in the sign-off area. Once the patch is merged it will be applied to