Re: [PATCH block/for-linus] blkcg: Fix ->pd_alloc_fn() being called with the wrong blkcg on policy activation

From: Jens Axboe
Date: Mon Oct 14 2019 - 15:55:39 EST

On 10/14/19 12:50 PM, Tejun Heo wrote:
> cf09a8ee19ad ("blkcg: pass @q and @blkcg into
> blkcg_pol_alloc_pd_fn()") added @blkcg to ->pd_alloc_fn(); however,
> blkcg_activate_policy() ends up using pd's allocated for the root
> blkcg for all preallocations, so ->pd_init_fn() for non-root blkcgs
> can be passed in pd's which are allocated for the root blkcg.
> For blk-iocost, this means that ->pd_init_fn() can write beyond the
> end of the allocated object as it determines the length of the flex
> array at the end based on the blkcg's nesting level.

Applied, thanks.

Jens Axboe