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SubjectRe: My last word on copy_to_user
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>>>>> "BH" == Bill Hawes <whawes@star.net> writes:

BH> Another point I'd like to mention again -- copy_xx_user can block,
BH> so it's not correct to call it with interrupts turned off, for
BH> example. So when making the changes to fix the return values, it's
BH> a good idea to check around for race conditions as well.

Can those race conditions be catched by static program analysis, and
if yes, how hard would it be?


Benny


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