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    SubjectRe: [BUG] TASK_DEAD task is able to be woken up in special condition
    On 12/26, Yasunori Goto wrote:
    > >
    > > IIRC, this was already discussed a bit. Say, try_to_wake_up(TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE)
    > > can wakeup a TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE task if it temporary sets INTERRUPTIBLE but
    > > doesn't call schedule() in this state.
    > Oleg-san,
    > Could you point the discussion?
    > I don't understand yet how it occurred...

    Suppose that the task T does



    try_to_wake_up(TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE) in between can observe this task
    in TASK_INTERRUPTIBLE state. Then it can set RUNNING/WAKING after T
    sets ->state = TASK_UNINTERRUPTIBLE.

    For example, this is possibly if T simply does wait_event() twice when
    the the 1st wait_event() doesn't sleep.

    Basically this is the same race you described, but I think you found
    the case when we can't tolerate the spurious wakeup.


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