Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs

This change “Merge branch ‘for-linus’ of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs” in Linux kernel is authored by Linus Torvalds <torvalds [at] linux-foundation.org> on Mon Aug 10 10:04:47 2015 -0700.

Merge branch 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs

Pull RCU pathwalk fix from Al Viro:
 "Another racy use of nd->path.dentry in RCU mode"

* 'for-linus' of git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/viro/vfs:
  may_follow_link() should use nd->inode

This Linux change may have been applied to various maintained Linux releases and you can find Linux releases including commit a3ca013.

There is no are 0 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.

 Makefile | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 15d3201..35b4c19 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -1,7 +1,7 @@
 VERSION = 4
 PATCHLEVEL = 2
 SUBLEVEL = 0
-EXTRAVERSION = -rc5
+EXTRAVERSION = -rc6
 NAME = Hurr durr I'ma sheep
 
 # *DOCUMENTATION*

The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is a3ca013 (patch).

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