Re: [PATCH v3] NFSv4: replace seqcount_t with a rw_semaphore

From: Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
Date: Wed Nov 02 2016 - 13:12:06 EST

On 2016-10-31 16:11:02 [+0000], Trond Myklebust wrote:
> Yes, and yes. We canât rely on the list pointers remaining correct, so we restart the list scan and we use the ops->state_flag_bit to signal whether or not state has been recovered for the entry being scanned.

but this is tested at the top of the loop and by then you look at
lists' ->next pointer which might be invalid.