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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4: Restore current->files in flush_old_exec
On Sat, 9 Aug 2003, Herbert Xu wrote:

> Hi:
> The unshare_files patch to flush_old_exec() did not restore the original
> state when exec_mmap fails. This patch fixes that.

Indeed. This is still needed.

> At this point, I believe the unshare_files stuff should be fine from
> a correctness point of view. However, there is still a performance
> problem as every ELF exec call ends up dupliating the files structure
> as well as walking through all file locks.

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