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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.15.4 1/1][RFC] ipt_owner: inode match supporting both incoming and outgoing packets
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On Saturday 18 February 2006 14:25, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > - I need to lock the task_list
> > - task_list lock export might be gone some day?
>
> yes. in exactly half a year from now, and no new users are not allowed.
So I'll have to remove all code that relies on the task_list. Is
proc_check_exe_fown() the only function that is affected by this?
>
> > - is locking tasklist when inside a softirq allowed?
>
> no. for that reason we already removed a broken match from ipt_owner.
Is there an alternative for locking the tasklist, and iterating through all
the threads to: find out the struct task* given a struct fown_struct*. Or is
there any other way to find out the inode, and mountpoint of that process?


Thanks,
Edwin
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