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SubjectRe: BUG? "Call fasync() functions without the BKL" is racy
On 12/03, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
>
> On Wed, 03 Dec 2008 22:21:02 +0100
> Andi Kleen <ak@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>
> > > Serioulsy, I think the best (partial, yes) fix for now is to restore
> > > lock_kernel() in setfl() and change ioctl_fioxxx() accordingly.
> > > At least this protect us from tty too.
> >
> > For 2.6.28 I agree.
>
> OK, what do you all think of the following? It returns fcntl.c to its
> previous state, and adds locking in fs/ioctl.c. It's worth noting that
> ioctl_fioasync() has always been racy in exactly the same way.

Yes, I agree with you and Andi, imho this is what we need for 2.6.28.

Thanks Jonathan!

Oleg.



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