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SubjectRe: [PATCH] mm: get_cmdline use arg_lock instead of mmap_sem
On Wed, Apr 17, 2019 at 03:41:52PM +0200, Michal Hocko <> wrote:
> Don't we need to use the lock in prctl_set_mm as well then?

Correct. The patch alone just moves the race from
get_cmdline/prctl_set_mm_map to get_cmdline/prctl_set_mm.

arg_lock could be used in prctl_set_mm but the better idea (IMO) is
complete removal of that code in favor of prctl_set_mm_map [1].



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