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authorLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-04-12 15:16:26 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>2012-04-12 15:16:26 -0700
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Merge branch 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip
Pull timer fixes from Thomas Gleixner: "The itimer removal one is not strictly a fix, but I really wanted to avoid a rebase of the urgent ones." * 'timers-urgent-for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tip/tip: Revert "clocksource: Load the ACPI PM clocksource asynchronously" clockevents: tTack broadcast device mode change in tick_broadcast_switch_to_oneshot() itimer: Use printk_once instead of WARN_ONCE nohz: Fix stale jiffies update in tick_nohz_restart() tick: Document TICK_ONESHOT config option proc: stats: Use arch_idle_time for idle and iowait times if available itimer: Schedule silent NULL pointer fixup in setitimer() for removal
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diff --git a/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt b/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt
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@@ -531,3 +531,11 @@ Why: There appear to be no production users of the get_robust_list syscall,
of ASLR. It was only ever intended for debugging, so it should be
removed.
Who: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
+
+----------------------------
+
+What: setitimer accepts user NULL pointer (value)
+When: 3.6
+Why: setitimer is not returning -EFAULT if user pointer is NULL. This
+ violates the spec.
+Who: Sasikantha Babu <sasikanth.v19@gmail.com>