[PATCH v2] KEYS: trusted: fix use as module when CONFIG_TCG_TPM=m

Ahmad Fatoum a.fatoum at pengutronix.de
Fri Jul 30 06:21:54 UTC 2021

On 30.07.21 02:31, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 12:29:38AM +0200, Ahmad Fatoum wrote:
>> On 28.07.21 23:52, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
>>> On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 06:24:49AM +0200, Ahmad Fatoum wrote:
>>>> On 27.07.21 05:04, Jarkko Sakkinen wrote:
>>>>>> Reported-by: Andreas Rammhold <andreas at rammhold.de>
>>>>>> Fixes: 5d0682be3189 ("KEYS: trusted: Add generic trusted keys framework")
>>>>>> Signed-off-by: Ahmad Fatoum <a.fatoum at pengutronix.de>
>>>>> Is it absolutely need to do all this *just* to fix the bug?
>>>>> For a pure bug fix the most essential thing is to be able the backport
>>>>> it to stable kernels.
>>>> Not much happened in-between, so a backport should be trivial.
>>>> I can provide these if needed.
>>> "not much" is not good enough. It should be "not anything".
>> "Not much" [code that could conflict was added in-between].
>> I just checked and it applies cleanly on v5.13. On the off chance
>> that this patch conflicts with another stable backport by the time
>> it's backported, I'll get a friendly automated email and send out
>> a rebased patch.
> What you should do is to split this into patch that exactly
> fixes the issue, and to one that adds the "niceties".

I'd rather not send out patches I believe to be incomplete, sorry.
If you want to fix the regression's root cause of insufficient
Kconfig description, that here is what it takes.

You can take Andreas' regression fix for stable and replace it with my patch later.
I'll send out a new version removing references that it fixes a regression.


> /Jarkko

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