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SubjectRe: [PATCH -mm 1/3] nbd: nbd_thread_send: remove the unnecessary kernel_dequeue_signal()
On Sun, Oct 25, 2015 at 04:26:37PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> nbd_thread_send() does kernel_dequeue_signal() at the end for no reason,
> it is fine to exit with the pending SIGKILL.
>
> Not sure it really needs another kernel_dequeue_signal() inside the
> main loop, we know that signal_pending() means SIGKILL. But probably
> we want to clear TIF_SIGPENDING before sock_shutdown().

Yes, I don't think it would be good to go into a tcp socket shutdown
with a pending signal although I don't know if this would make
difficulties.

I will apply the patch to my tree and send it out as pull request to
Jens as usual.

Thanks,

Markus

>
> Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
> ---
> drivers/block/nbd.c | 4 ----
> 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/drivers/block/nbd.c b/drivers/block/nbd.c
> index b85e7a0..e5d96e5 100644
> --- a/drivers/block/nbd.c
> +++ b/drivers/block/nbd.c
> @@ -586,10 +586,6 @@ static int nbd_thread_send(void *data)
> nbd->task_send = NULL;
> spin_unlock_irqrestore(&nbd->tasks_lock, flags);
>
> - /* Clear maybe pending signals */
> - if (signal_pending(current))
> - kernel_dequeue_signal(NULL);
> -
> return 0;
> }
>
> --
> 1.5.5.1
>
>

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