Re: [PATCH] AB-BA deadlock between uidhash_lock and tasklist_lock.

From: Linus Torvalds
Date: Thu Dec 23 2004 - 18:39:02 EST

On Thu, 23 Dec 2004, Andrew Morton wrote:
> hrm. Why don't we just do this?

Seems sane enough. Nobody should look at somebody elses user anyway. The
signal code does, though. That's a separate bug (and looks harmless), and
that code doesn't hold tasklist_lock anyway, so the lock doesn't matter
for that thing.

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