[3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "x86-32: Export kernel_stack_pointer() for modules" has been added to staging queue

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Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski Dec. 10, 2012, 2:19 p.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    x86-32: Export kernel_stack_pointer() for modules

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



From 9056c515a1781d9cf09230b97a07a8ce80ad8f29 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: "H. Peter Anvin" <hpa@linux.intel.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 22:21:02 -0800
Subject: [PATCH] x86-32: Export kernel_stack_pointer() for modules

commit cb57a2b4cff7edf2a4e32c0163200e9434807e0a upstream.

Modules, in particular oprofile (and possibly other similar tools)
need kernel_stack_pointer(), so export it using EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL().

Cc: Yang Wei <wei.yang@windriver.com>
Cc: Robert Richter <robert.richter@amd.com>
Cc: Jun Zhang <jun.zhang@intel.com>
Link: http://lkml.kernel.org/r/20120912135059.GZ8285@erda.amd.com
Signed-off-by: H. Peter Anvin <hpa@linux.intel.com>
[ herton: adjust context ]
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski@canonical.com>
 arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c |    2 ++
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+)



diff --git a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
index 947cf90..9ee1787 100644
--- a/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
+++ b/arch/x86/kernel/ptrace.c
@@ -21,6 +21,7 @@ 
 #include <linux/signal.h>
 #include <linux/perf_event.h>
 #include <linux/hw_breakpoint.h>
+#include <linux/module.h>

 #include <asm/uaccess.h>
 #include <asm/pgtable.h>
@@ -192,6 +193,7 @@  unsigned long kernel_stack_pointer(struct pt_regs *regs)

 	return (unsigned long)regs;

 static unsigned long *pt_regs_access(struct pt_regs *regs, unsigned long regno)