[RFC PATCH 04/10] pipe: Use head and tail pointers for the ring, not cursor and length [ver #2]

Johannes Hirte johannes.hirte at datenkhaos.de
Sun Dec 8 17:56:02 UTC 2019

On 2019 Dez 06, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 6, 2019 at 4:00 PM Johannes Hirte
> <johannes.hirte at datenkhaos.de> wrote:
> >
> > Tested with 5.4.0-11505-g347f56fb3890 and still the same wrong behavior.
> Ok, we'll continue looking.
> That said, your version string is strange.
> Commit 347f56fb3890 should be  "v5.4.0-13174-g347f56fb3890", the fact
> that you have "11505" confuses me.
> The hash is what matters, but I wonder what is going on that you have
> the commit count in that version string so wrong.
>                    Linus

Yes, something got messed up here. After last pull, git describe says:


whereas with a fresh cloned repo I get:


I assume the later is right. With this version the bug seems to be
fixed, regardless of the commit count. Tested with different websites
and firefox works as expected again.

  Johannes Hirte

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