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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 03/43] arm: Use set_current_blocked() and block_sigmask()
Hi Matt,

On Fri, Aug 19, 2011 at 05:46:19PM +0100, Matt Fleming wrote:
> From: Matt Fleming <>
> As described in e6fa16ab ("signal: sigprocmask() should do
> retarget_shared_pending()") the modification of current->blocked is
> incorrect as we need to check for shared signals we're about to block.
> Also, use the new helper function block_sigmask() which centralises
> the code for updating current->blocked after successfully delivering a
> signal and reduces the amount of duplicate code across
> architectures. In the past some architectures got this code wrong, so
> using this helper function should stop that from happening again.
> Cc: Oleg Nesterov <>
> Cc: Russell King <>
> Cc: Arnd Bergmann <>
> Cc: Dave Martin <>
> Cc: Nicolas Pitre <>
> Cc: Will Deacon <>
> Signed-off-by: Matt Fleming <>
> ---
> v2 of this patch depends on "[PATCH 01/43] signal: Add block_sigmask()
> for adding sigmask to current->blocked" so they need to go through the
> same tree but this patch would benefit from some maintainer ACK's.
> Will, I dropped your Acked-by because I felt this patch changed quite
> dramatically since v1 and warrants another review. I hope that's OK.

Ok. Looks like the only change from v1 is calling block_sigmask. which does
what was previously done inline (in v1).

So you can keep my ack if you like!


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