Re: [PATCH 0/2] pipe: Fixes [ver #2]

From: Akemi Yagi
Date: Mon Dec 09 2019 - 12:57:21 EST

On Mon, Dec 9, 2019 at 9:49 AM Linus Torvalds
<torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> [ Added DJ to the participants, since he seems to be the Fedora make
> maintainer - DJ, any chance that this absolutely horrid 'make' buf can
> be fixed in older versions too, not just rawhide? The bugfix is two
> and a half years old by now, and the bug looks real and very serious ]
> But sadly, there's no way I can push that fair pipe wakeup thing as
> long as this horribly buggy version of make is widespread.
> Linus

In addition to the Fedora make-4.2.1-4.fc27 (1) mentioned by Linus,
RHEL 8 make-4.2.1-9.el8 (2) is affected. The patch applied to Fedora
make (3) has been confirmed to fix the issue in RHEL's make.

Those are the only real-world examples I know of. I have no idea how
widespread this thing is...