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SubjectRe: [PATCH] workqueue: Add a new flag to spot the potential UAF error
On Tue, Dec 13, 2022 at 12:39:36PM +0800, Richard Clark wrote:
> Currently if the user queues a new work item unintentionally
> into a wq after the destroy_workqueue(wq), the work still can
> be queued and scheduled without any noticeable kernel message
> before the end of a RCU grace period.
> As a debug-aid facility, this commit adds a new flag
> __WQ_DESTROYING to spot that issue by triggering a kernel WARN
> message.
> Signed-off-by: Richard Clark <>

Applied to wq/for-6.3 w/ whitespace adjustments.



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