Re: [RFC PATCH 0/7] audit: clean up audit queue handling

From: Paul Moore
Date: Tue Oct 27 2015 - 14:44:53 EST

On Thursday, October 22, 2015 02:53:13 PM Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> This set of patches cleans up a number of corner cases in the management
> of the audit queue.
> Richard Guy Briggs (7):
> audit: don't needlessly reset valid wait time
> audit: include auditd's threads in audit_log_start() wait exception
> audit: allow systemd to use queue reserves
> audit: wake up threads if queue switched from limited to unlimited
> audit: allow audit_cmd_mutex holders to use reserves
> audit: wake up audit_backlog_wait queue when auditd goes away.
> audit: wake up kauditd_thread after auditd registers
> kernel/audit.c | 20 +++++++++++++++-----
> 1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Due to the fact that these patches were posted late in the 4.3-rcX cycle, I've
decided not to merge these into linux-audit#next for the upcoming merge
window. I still need to take a closer look and properly review these patches,
but I wanted to let you know why I haven't acted on them yet.

paul moore
security @ redhat

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