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SubjectRe: [PATCH] signal, procfs: lock_task_sighand() do not need rcu_read_lock()
On Fri, Oct 03, 2008 at 08:29:15PM +0400, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> On 10/03, Lai Jiangshan wrote:
> >
> > lock_task_sighand() make sure task->sighand is being protected,
> > so we do not need rcu_read_lock().
> > [ exec() will get task->sighand->siglock before change task->sighand! ]
> >
> > But code using rcu_read_lock() _just_ to protect lock_task_sighand()
> > only appear in procfs. (and some code in procfs use lock_task_sighand()
> > without such redundant protection.)
>
> Yes, the patch looks correct.

Yeah, applied to proc.git


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