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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2.6.13.1] Patch for invisible threads
On Tue, Sep 13, 2005 at 08:47:02PM -0500, Sripathi Kodi wrote:
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
>
> >I don't think this is wrong per se, but you shouldn't take the tasklist
> >lock normally. You're better off just doing
>
> Linus,
>
> I incarporated the path that doesn't hold tasklist lock unnecessarily. The
> patch is below. This seems to work without any problems for me.
>
> If the decision is to remove ->permission, I can send a small patch I have
> that removes .permission entry from proc_task_inode_operations. Either way
> fixes the problem I found.

NAK. Even if equivalent of that kludge might be tolerable for our purposes,
it does _not_ belong on any of the normal codepaths.
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