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From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@redhat.com>
To: Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org>
Cc: Dmitry Vyukov <dvyukov@google.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@redhat.com>,
	Arnaldo Carvalho de Melo <acme@kernel.org>,
	Alexander Shishkin <alexander.shishkin@linux.intel.com>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@efficios.com>,
	syzkaller <syzkaller@googlegroups.com>
Subject: Re: perf: use-after-free in perf_release
Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2017 17:41:24 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170316164124.GA29048@redhat.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20170316135735.5psknfxe7e73gnag@hirez.programming.kicks-ass.net>

On 03/16, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>
> On Wed, Mar 15, 2017 at 05:43:02PM +0100, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > 	static inline int list_is_first(const struct list_head *list,
> > 					const struct list_head *head)
> > 	{
> > 		return head->next == list;
> > 	}
> >
> > won't be symmetrical with list_is_last() we already have.
>
> This is the one that makes sense to me though; that is, the current
> list_is_last() doesn't make sense to me.
>
> I would expect:
>
> static inline int list_is_last(const struct list_head *list,
> 				const struct list_head *head)
> {
> 	return head->prev == list
> }

Yes!

> because @head is the list argument (yes, I know, horrible naming!).

and perhaps it could have more users if we redefine it to dereference
"head" which is likely more "stable", iow less likely can go away.

But after the quick grep I came to conclusion it is not possible to
audit the users it already has.

Oleg.

  reply	other threads:[~2017-03-16 16:43 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 46+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-03-06  9:57 Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-06 12:13 ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-06 12:17   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-06 12:23     ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-06 12:27       ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-06 12:47         ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-06 13:14 ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-06 13:34   ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-07  9:08     ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-07  9:26       ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-07  9:37         ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-07  9:43           ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-07 10:00             ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-07 13:16   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-07 13:27     ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-07 14:04   ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-07 14:17     ` Dmitry Vyukov
2017-03-07 16:51       ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-07 17:29         ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 12:55         ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 13:24           ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-14 13:47             ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 14:03           ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-14 14:07             ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 14:30               ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-14 15:02                 ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 15:07                   ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 15:37                     ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-14 15:46                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 15:19                   ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-14 15:26                     ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-14 15:59                       ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-15 16:43                         ` Oleg Nesterov
2017-03-16 12:05                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 13:57                           ` Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 16:41                             ` Oleg Nesterov [this message]
2017-03-16 12:47 [PATCH 0/4] perf patches Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 12:47 ` [PATCH 1/4] perf: Fix use-after-free in perf_release() Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 15:19   ` [tip:perf/urgent] perf/core: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 12:47 ` [PATCH 2/4] perf: Fix event inheritance on fork() Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 15:19   ` [tip:perf/urgent] perf/core: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 12:47 ` [PATCH 3/4] perf: Simplify perf_event_free_task() Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 15:20   ` [tip:perf/urgent] perf/core: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 12:47 ` [PATCH 4/4] perf: Better explain the inherit magic Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 15:21   ` [tip:perf/urgent] perf/core: " tip-bot for Peter Zijlstra
2017-03-16 13:20 ` [PATCH 0/4] perf patches Ingo Molnar

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