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SubjectRe: [RFC][PATCH][2.5] Possible race in wait_task_zombie and finish_task_switch

On Sun, 25 May 2003, Zwane Mwaikambo wrote:

> if (prev->state & (TASK_DEAD | TASK_ZOMBIE))
> put_task_struct(prev);

we initialize tsk->usage with 2 in fork() - are you sure the removal of
the above code will not result in a memory leak?

Ingo


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