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From: Nathan Zimmer <nzimmer@sgi.com>
To: Al Viro <viro@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>
Cc: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>,
	Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>,
	linux-next@vger.kernel.org, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: linux-next: manual merge of the akpm tree with the vfs tree
Date: Thu, 4 Apr 2013 10:43:06 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <515D9F8A.2060505@sgi.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20130404080248.GN21522@ZenIV.linux.org.uk>

On 04/04/2013 03:02 AM, Al Viro wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 03, 2013 at 11:56:34PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
>> On Thu, 4 Apr 2013 17:26:48 +1100 Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au> wrote:
>>
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>>
>>> Today's linux-next merge of the akpm tree got a conflict in
>>> fs/proc/generic.c between several commits from the vfs tree and commit
>>> "procfs: improve scaling in proc" from the akpm tree.
>>>
>>> I just dropped the akpm tree patch (and the following
>>> "procfs-improve-scaling-in-proc-v5") as the conflicts are a bit complex.
>> Well perhaps the vfs tree should start paying some attention to the
>> rest of the world, particularly after -rc5.
> I'm sorry, but... not in this case.  There are seriously nasty races around
> remove_proc_entry()/proc_reg_release() and the whole area needs a rewrite.
> Tentative fix is in vfs.git#experimental; I hadn't pushed it into #for-next
> yet, but Nathan's patches are definitely going to buggered by any realistic
> solution.
In this case I will resubmit my first patch for moving the kfree in 
proc_reg_release.

  reply	other threads:[~2013-04-04 15:42 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 29+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-04-04  6:26 Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-04  6:56 ` Andrew Morton
2013-04-04  7:02   ` Andrew Morton
2013-04-04  8:10     ` Al Viro
2013-04-04 23:18       ` Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-04  8:02   ` Al Viro
2013-04-04 15:43     ` Nathan Zimmer [this message]
  -- strict thread matches above, loose matches on Subject: below --
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2016-12-12  8:14 ` Ian Kent
2014-08-08  6:20 Stephen Rothwell
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2013-04-29  8:34 Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-29  8:25 Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-04  6:17 Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-04  6:12 Stephen Rothwell
2013-04-04 12:33 ` Jan Kara
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