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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Todd Kjos <tkjos@google.com>
Cc: "Todd Kjos" <tkjos@android.com>,
	"Arve Hjønnevåg" <arve@android.com>,
	devel@driverdev.osuosl.org, LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"Martijn Coenen" <maco@google.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/37] Revert "android: binder: Sanity check at binder ioctl"
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 2017 20:47:18 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20170705184718.GC22044@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CAHRSSExh9JX5xiSRig55DSei31C_BPSasOKB+BTC6jjjuZ+ZpA@mail.gmail.com>

On Wed, Jul 05, 2017 at 09:08:48AM -0700, Todd Kjos wrote:
> It is reverted here because if we keep it, it would need to be refactored as
> part of this patchset since vma_vm_mm is no longer in struct binder_proc (moved
> to binder_alloc). The patch introduces a race condition in the driver and an
> attempt to fix it was submitted in "[PATCH v2] android: binder: fix dangling
> pointer comparison" and the conclusion then was to revert this patch. After
> discussing with Arve we decided reverting now was better than refactoring it to
> work with FGL.
> 
> Do you want me to add rationale to the commit message?

Yes, please do :)

thanks,

greg k-h

  parent reply	other threads:[~2017-07-05 18:47 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 59+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2017-06-29 19:01 [PATCH 00/37] fine-grained locking in binder driver Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 01/37] Revert "android: binder: Sanity check at binder ioctl" Todd Kjos
2017-07-03  9:17   ` Greg KH
     [not found]     ` <CAHRSSExh9JX5xiSRig55DSei31C_BPSasOKB+BTC6jjjuZ+ZpA@mail.gmail.com>
2017-07-05 18:47       ` Greg KH [this message]
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 02/37] binder: use group leader instead of open thread Todd Kjos
2017-07-03  9:17   ` Greg KH
     [not found]     ` <CAHRSSEyH3t0igLJqcC4e-HR68RH0bg4T310jnRHZzrMChoOeOg@mail.gmail.com>
2017-07-05 18:47       ` Greg KH
2017-07-07 18:23         ` Todd Kjos
2017-07-07 18:29           ` Greg KH
2017-07-24 21:00   ` John Stultz
2017-07-24 21:07     ` John Stultz
2017-07-25  9:13       ` Martijn Coenen
2017-07-27  9:08         ` Amit Pundir
2017-07-27 13:23           ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2017-07-27 13:40             ` Martijn Coenen
2017-07-27 13:42             ` Amit Pundir
2017-07-28 11:58               ` Martijn Coenen
2017-07-24 21:23     ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2017-07-24 21:53       ` John Stultz
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 03/37] binder: Use wake up hint for synchronous transactions Todd Kjos
2017-07-03  9:18   ` Greg KH
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 04/37] binder: separate binder allocator structure from binder proc Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 05/37] binder: remove unneeded cleanup code Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 06/37] binder: separate out binder_alloc functions Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 07/37] binder: move binder_alloc to separate file Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 08/37] binder: remove binder_debug_no_lock mechanism Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 09/37] binder: add protection for non-perf cases Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 10/37] binder: change binder_stats to atomics Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 11/37] binder: make binder_last_id an atomic Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 12/37] binder: add log information for binder transaction failures Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 13/37] binder: refactor queue management in binder_thread_read Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 14/37] binder: avoid race conditions when enqueuing txn Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 15/37] binder: don't modify thread->looper from other threads Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 16/37] binder: remove dead code in binder_get_ref_for_node Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 17/37] binder: protect against two threads freeing buffer Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 18/37] binder: add more debug info when allocation fails Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 19/37] binder: use atomic for transaction_log index Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 20/37] binder: refactor binder_pop_transaction Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 21/37] binder: guarantee txn complete / errors delivered in-order Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 22/37] binder: make sure target_node has strong ref Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 23/37] binder: make sure accesses to proc/thread are safe Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 24/37] binder: refactor binder ref inc/dec for thread safety Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:01 ` [PATCH 25/37] binder: use node->tmp_refs to ensure node safety Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 26/37] binder: introduce locking helper functions Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 27/37] binder: use inner lock to sync work dq and node counts Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 28/37] binder: add spinlocks to protect todo lists Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 29/37] binder: add spinlock to protect binder_node Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 30/37] binder: protect proc->nodes with inner lock Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 31/37] binder: protect proc->threads with inner_lock Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 32/37] binder: protect transaction_stack with inner lock Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 33/37] binder: use inner lock to protect thread accounting Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 34/37] binder: protect binder_ref with outer lock Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 35/37] binder: protect against stale pointers in print_binder_transaction Todd Kjos
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 36/37] binder: fix death race conditions Todd Kjos
2017-06-30  6:05   ` Greg KH
2017-06-29 19:02 ` [PATCH 37/37] binder: remove global binder lock Todd Kjos
2017-06-30  6:04 ` [PATCH 00/37] fine-grained locking in binder driver Greg KH
2017-07-17 12:49   ` Greg KH
2017-07-05 20:44 [PATCH 01/37] Revert "android: binder: Sanity check at binder ioctl" Todd Kjos

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