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SubjectDocumentation/credentials.txt
Hi,

In the section 'ACCESSING ANOTHER TASK'S CREDENTIALS', the file
Documentation/credentials.txt says:

> A function need not get RCU read lock to use __task_cred() if it is holding a
> spinlock at the time as this implicitly holds the RCU read lock.

AIUI, that is not actually right any more, is it? A spinlock does not
suffice as it does not necessarily imply an RCU read-side critical section
(anymore). Of course the spinlock specifically protecting updates would
suffice, but that's not what this is saying.

Am I way off base?

thanks,
-serge


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