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SubjectRe: [PATCH] sysrq: Use SEND_SIG_FORCED instead of force_sig()
On 03/26, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > --- a/drivers/tty/sysrq.c
> > +++ b/drivers/tty/sysrq.c
> > @@ -329,7 +329,7 @@ static void send_sig_all(int sig)
> > if (is_global_init(p))
> > continue;
> >
> > - force_sig(sig, p);
> > + do_send_sig_info(sig, SEND_SIG_FORCED, p, true);
> > }
> > read_unlock(&tasklist_lock);
> > }
>
> It's unclear how serious this race is (I'm guessing "not very"),

Well yes, I think that the problems are not very serious.

> but
> this patch looks like 3.3 material anyway, yes?

No, this depends on 629d362b9950166c6fac2aa8425db34d824bb043
"signal: give SEND_SIG_FORCED more power to beat SIGNAL_UNKILLABLE".

Oleg.



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