Re: [PATCH v2] cgroup: fix cgroup_rmdir() vs close(eventfd) race
From: Tejun Heo
Date: Mon Feb 18 2013 - 12:18:26 EST
On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 09:16:47AM -0800, Tejun Heo wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 02:12:23PM +0800, Li Zefan wrote:
> > commit 205a872bd6f9a9a09ef035ef1e90185a8245cc58 ("cgroup: fix lockdep
> > warning for event_control") solved a deadlock by introducing a new
> > bug.
> > Move cgrp->event_list to a temporary list doesn't mean you can traverse
> > this list locklessly, because at the same time cgroup_event_wake() can
> > be called and remove the event from the list. The result of this race
> > is disastrous.
> > We adopt the way how kvm irqfd code implements race-free event removal,
> > which is now described in the comments in cgroup_event_wake().
> > Signed-off-by: Li Zefan <lizefan@xxxxxxxxxx>
> Applied to cgroup/for-3.9.
Never mind. Just spotted v3 and applied that one instead.
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