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From: Roland McGrath <>
To: Oleg Nesterov <>
Cc: Andrew Morton <>,
	Alan Cox <>,
	Davide Libenzi <>,
	"Eric W. Biederman" <>,
	Ingo Molnar <>,
	Linus Torvalds <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/3] orphaned pgrp fixes
Date: Tue,  4 Mar 2008 17:11:17 -0800 (PST)	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080305011117.60EAA27010A@magilla.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: Oleg Nesterov's message of  Tuesday, 4 March 2008 18:51:13 +0300 <>

> However, SIGNAL_STOP_STOPPED doesn't relaible with ptrace. I mean, ptracer
> doesn't clear SIGNAL_STOP_STOPPED. This is btw one of the problems which
> complicates fixing do_wait(WSTOPPED).

We can clean that up too if you'd like to bring up the details.

> As for SIGNAL_STOP_STOPPING... I am dreaming to find the way to eliminate
> this lock-drop in get_signal_to_deliver(). Not sure this is possible, but
> it is so nasty. For example, SIGNAL_STOP_DEQUEUED is racy, and I don't know
> how to fix this. The patch we discussed some time ago doesn't really work
> because dequeue_signal() drops the lock too. The latter is fixable afaics,
> but needs very ugly changes.

It all certainly deserves more careful thought.


  reply	other threads:[~2008-03-05  1:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-03-02 18:44 [PATCH 0/3] orphaned pgrp fixes Oleg Nesterov
2008-03-04 12:26 ` Roland McGrath
2008-03-04 15:51   ` Oleg Nesterov
2008-03-05  1:11     ` Roland McGrath [this message]
2008-03-05 16:48       ` Oleg Nesterov
2008-03-05 17:11   ` Oleg Nesterov
2008-03-06  1:14     ` Eric W. Biederman
2008-03-07  1:52       ` Oleg Nesterov
2008-03-07  3:53     ` Roland McGrath

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