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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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