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    SubjectRe: [PATCH tip/x86/x32] fs: fix close_on_exec pointer in alloc_fdtable
    On Wed, Feb 22, 2012 at 5:18 AM, David Howells <> wrote:
    > Bobby Powers <> wrote:
    >> alloc_fdtable allocates space for the open_fds and close_on_exec
    >> bitfields together, as 2 * nr / BITS_PER_BYTE.  close_on_exec needs to
    >> point to open_fds + nr / BITS_PER_BYTE, not open_fds + nr /
    >> BITS_PER_LONG, as introducted in 1fd36adc: Replace the fd_sets in
    >> struct fdtable with an array of unsigned longs.
    >> Signed-off-by: Bobby Powers <>
    > Yes, you're right.  At one point I changed data to be an unsigned long *.
    > Acked-by: David Howells <>

    Thanks, its nice to have confirmation - I'm still pretty new at this.
    Can this get pulled onto tip/x86/x32? Desktop applications like
    firefox and chrome don't work reliably without it.
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