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SubjectRE: [PATCH 17/29] drivers, pci: convert hv_pci_dev.refs from atomic_t to refcount_t
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> On Mon, 6 Mar 2017 15:38:29 -0600
> Bjorn Helgaas <helgaas@kernel.org> wrote:
>
> > [+cc Hyper-V folks, -cc others]
> >
> > On Mon, Mar 06, 2017 at 04:21:04PM +0200, Elena Reshetova wrote:
> > > refcount_t type and corresponding API should be
> > > used instead of atomic_t when the variable is used as
> > > a reference counter. This allows to avoid accidental
> > > refcounter overflows that might lead to use-after-free
> > > situations.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Elena Reshetova <elena.reshetova@intel.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Hans Liljestrand <ishkamiel@gmail.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> > > Signed-off-by: David Windsor <dwindsor@gmail.com>
>
>
> Reviewed-by: Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@microsoft.com>

Getting back on this: could you take the patch via your tree or should I resubmit to some dedicated place with a new review-by added?

Best Regards,
Elena

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