lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2008]   [Jun]   [8]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: [BUG] Linux 2.6.25.4 task_struct leak
On Sun, Jun 08, 2008 at 01:39:11PM +0200, Thorsten Knabe wrote:
>
>Hello Jeff.
>
>Your assumption about ptrace causing the task_struct leak seems to be
>right. I bisected the problem down to a few commits using the repository
>at git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git.
>
>Commit b7b71725fb9584454bfe5f231223bd63421798fb is the last known commit
>that does not leak task_structs, whereas commit
>a97f52e67890fda6b373c1c1895ff1c1c69b36c8 is leaking task_structs.
>Revisions in between do not even compile.
>Also I had to apply the changes from commit
>f9cb02b0be4de3c51edfdd701754e13d9a2d20d6 to most of the kernels I have
>tested, otherwise the UML process would crash on startup.

Add Cc to Roland McGrath <roland@redhat.com>.


--
Hi, I'm a .signature virus, please copy/paste me to help me spread
all over the world.


\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2008-06-08 16:41    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans