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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/15] v5 kernel core pieces refcount conversions
On Fri, Sep 1, 2017 at 2:48 AM, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 04:48:00PM -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
>> On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 5:22 AM, Elena Reshetova
>> <elena.reshetova@intel.com> wrote:
>> > Now we have at least x86 support for ARCH_HAS_REFCOUNT merged and
>> > arm and others on their way.
>> >
>> > Changes in v5:
>> > * Kees catched that the following changes in
>> > perf_event_context.refcount and futex_pi_state.refcount
>> > are not correct now when ARCH_HAS_REFCOUNT is enabled:
>> > - WARN_ON(!atomic_inc_not_zero(refcount));
>> > + refcount_inc(refcount);
>> > So they are now changed back to using refcount_inc_not_zero.
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
>>
>> Andrew, are you able to carry these patches in -mm, since they span a
>> bunch of core kernel areas?
>
> No.. these patches should go through the regular trees that maintain
> these various parts.

Okay, sounds fine. Elena, can you split these up? (You'll probably
have to examine MAINTAINERS and/or git history for each patch...)

-Kees

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Kees Cook
Pixel Security

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