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    Merge branch 'for-linus' of ssh://gitolite.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/livepatching · 0ef76878
    Linus Torvalds authored
    Pull livepatching updates from Jiri Kosina:
     - shadow variables support, allowing livepatches to associate new
       "shadow" fields to existing data structures, from Joe Lawrence
     - pre/post patch callbacks API, allowing livepatch writers to register
       callbacks to be called before and after patch application, from Joe
    * 'for-linus' of ssh://gitolite.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/jikos/livepatching:
      livepatch: __klp_disable_patch() should never be called for disabled patches
      livepatch: Correctly call klp_post_unpatch_callback() in error paths
      livepatch: add transition notices
      livepatch: move transition "complete" notice into klp_complete_transition()
      livepatch: add (un)patch callbacks
      livepatch: Small shadow variable documentation fixes
      livepatch: __klp_shadow_get_or_alloc() is local to shadow.c
      livepatch: introduce shadow variable API