RE: [PATCH 21/29] drivers, s390: convert fc_fcp_pkt.ref_cnt from atomic_t to refcount_t
From: Reshetova, Elena
Date: Wed Mar 08 2017 - 08:55:50 EST
> On 03/06/2017 03:21 PM, Elena Reshetova wrote:
> > refcount_t type and corresponding API should be
> > used instead of atomic_t when the variable is used as
> > a reference counter. This allows to avoid accidental
> > refcounter overflows that might lead to use-after-free
> > situations.
> The subject is wrong, should be something like "scsi: libfc convert
> fc_fcp_pkt.ref_cnt from atomic_t to refcount_t" but not s390.
> Other than that
> Acked-by: Johannes Thumshirn <jth@xxxxxxxxxx>
Turns out that it is better that all these patches go through the respective maintainer trees, if present.
If I send an updated patch (with subject fixed), could you merge it through your tree?
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