Re: [PATCH 2/2] uio: Fix uio driver to refcount device

From: Greg Kroah-Hartman
Date: Fri Mar 20 2015 - 10:41:17 EST

On Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 05:55:28PM +0000, Brian Russell wrote:
> Protect uio driver from its owner being unplugged while there are open fds.
> Embed struct device in struct uio_device, use refcounting on device, free
> uio_device on release.
> info struct passed in uio_register_device can be freed on unregister, so null
> out the field in uio_unregister_device and check accesses.
> Signed-off-by: Brian Russell <brussell@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> drivers/uio/uio.c | 58 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++---------------
> include/linux/uio_driver.h | 2 +-
> 2 files changed, 40 insertions(+), 20 deletions(-)

This patch is line-wrapped and can not be applied :(

Please fix up your email client and resend. I've applied the first
patch, which worked just fine, no need to resend it.


greg k-h
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