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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Fix leaks on /proc/{*/sched,sched_debug,timer_list,timer_stats}

* Alexey Dobriyan <> wrote:

> On every open/close one struct seq_operations leaks.
> Kudos to /proc/slab_allocators.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <>

ouch ...

Acked-by: Ingo Molnar <>

-stable material too, as far as timer_info/stats goes.

> - .release = seq_release,
> + .release = single_release,

i think seq_release() definitely needs to grow a WARN_ON() if it's being
used on an inode that was opened via single_open(). This bug is so
easily committed, and nothing but a small leak reminds us on it.

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