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authorWilly Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>2016-08-27 11:31:35 +0200
committerGreg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>2016-09-11 09:59:58 +0200
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fix d_walk()/non-delayed __d_free() race
I checked Jari's explanation below and found that v3.14.77 and v3.12.62 are missing the same fix as 3.10. In fact Al's original commit 3d56c25 ("fix d_walk()/non-delayed __d_free() race") used to mention to check this __d_materialise_dentry() function in the Cc: stable line, but this got lost during the backports. Normally all of our 3 kernels need to apply the following patch that Ben correctly put in 3.16 and 3.2. I'm fixing the backport in 3.10.103 right now. On Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 04:56:57PM +0300, Jari Ruusu wrote: > This patch for 3.10 branch appears to be missing one important > > + dentry->d_flags |= DCACHE_RCUACCESS; > > in fs/dcache.c __d_materialise_dentry() function. When Ben Hutchings > backported Al Viro's original fix to stable branches that he maintains, > he added that one additional line to both 3.2 and 3.16 branches. Please > consider including that additional one line fix for 3.10 stable branch > also. > > > Ben Hutchings said this on his 3.2.82-rc1 patch: > [bwh: Backported to 3.2: > - Adjust context > - Also set the flag in __d_materialise_dentry())] > > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=147117565612275&w=2 > > > Ben Hutchings said this on his 3.16.37-rc1 patch: > [bwh: Backported to 3.16: > - Adjust context > - Also set the flag in __d_materialise_dentry())] > > http://marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=147117433412006&w=2 > > > Also mentioned by Sasha Levin on 3.18 and 4.1 commits: > Cc: stable@vger.kernel.org # v3.2+ (and watch out for __d_materialise_dentry()) > > http://marc.info/?l=linux-stable-commits&m=146648034410827&w=2 > http://marc.info/?l=linux-stable-commits&m=146647471009771&w=2 Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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