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    SubjectRe: [fix] [git pull] VFS patches
    On Sat, 26 Apr 2008 05:25:00 +0100, Al Viro wrote:
    > Arrgghhh...
    >
    > Sorry about that, I'd been sure I'd folded that one, but it actually got
    > lost. Please apply - that breaks execve().
    >
    > Signed-off-by: Al Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>
    > ---
    >
    > diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
    > index 4df3949..a647542 100644
    > --- a/kernel/fork.c
    > +++ b/kernel/fork.c
    > @@ -1788,7 +1788,7 @@ bad_unshare_out:
    > int unshare_files(struct files_struct **displaced)
    > {
    > struct task_struct *task = current;
    > - struct files_struct *copy;
    > + struct files_struct *copy = NULL;
    > int error;
    >
    > error = unshare_fd(CLONE_FILES, &copy);

    This apparently prevents the general protection faults I was hitting
    with 2.6.25-git8. Linus, please apply Al's fixup patch quickly, as it
    will probably hit pretty much everyone trying it.

    Thanks,
    --
    Jean Delvare


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