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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3.16 0/2] Fix FUSE read/write deadlock on stream-like files
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On Sun, Jul 07, 2019 at 03:03:45PM +0100, Ben Hutchings wrote:
> On Sun, 2019-06-09 at 15:41 +0000, Kirill Smelkov wrote:
> > Hello stable team,
> >
> > Please consider applying the following 2 patches to Linux-3.16 stable
> > tree. The patches fix regression introduced in 3.14 where both read and
> > write started to run under lock taken, which resulted in FUSE (and many
> > other drivers) deadlocks for cases where stream-like files are used with
> > read and write being run simultaneously.
> >
> > Please see complete problem description in upstream commit 10dce8af3422
> > ("fs: stream_open - opener for stream-like files so that read and write
> > can run simultaneously without deadlock").
> >
> > The actual FUSE fix (upstream commit bbd84f33652f "fuse: Add
> > FOPEN_STREAM to use stream_open()") was merged into 5.2 with `Cc:
> > stable@vger.kernel.org # v3.14+` mark and is already included into 5.1,
> > 5.0 and 4.19 stable trees. However for some reason it is not (yet ?)
> > included into 4.14, 4.9, 4.4, 3.18 and 3.16 trees.
> >
> > The patches fix a real problem into which my FUSE filesystem ran, and
> > which also likely affects OSSPD (full details are in the patches
> > description). Please consider including the fixes into 3.16 (as well as
> > into other stable trees - I'm sending corresponding series separately -
> > - one per tree).
> [...]
>
> I've queued these up for 3.16, thanks.

Thanks a lot.

Kirill

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