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From: Stephen Rothwell <sfr@canb.auug.org.au>
To: Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>,
	Alexander Viro <viro@zeniv.linux.org.uk>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	Linux-Next Mailing List <linux-next@vger.kernel.org>,
	paulmck@kernel.org, rcu@vger.kernel.org,
Subject: Re: Null-ptr-deref due to "vfs, fsinfo: Add an RCU safe per-ns mount list"
Date: Thu, 25 Jun 2020 11:25:17 +1000
Message-ID: <20200625112517.4cf8f3a9@canb.auug.org.au> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200624155707.GA1259@lca.pw>

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Hi all,

On Wed, 24 Jun 2020 11:57:07 -0400 Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw> wrote:
> On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 12:29:52AM +0100, David Howells wrote:
> > Qian Cai <cai@lca.pw> wrote:
> >   
> > > Reverted the linux-next commit ee8ad8190cb1 (“vfs, fsinfo: Add an RCU safe per-ns mount list”) fixed the null-ptr-deref.  
> > 
> > Okay, I'm dropping this commit for now.  
> What's the point of re-adding this buggy patch to linux-next again since
> 0621 without fixing the previous reported issue at all? Reverting the
> commit will still fix the crash below immediately, i.e.,
> dbc87e74d022 ("vfs, fsinfo: Add an RCU safe per-ns mount list")

I have added a revert of that commit to linux-next today.

Stephen Rothwell

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