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From: Linus Torvalds <>
To: Steven Rostedt <>
Cc: Linux Kernel Mailing List <>,
	Peter Zijlstra <>,
	Kees Cook <>,
	Andrew Morton <>,
	tcharding <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] vsprintf: Fix memory barriers of ptr_key to have_filed_random_ptr_key
Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 16:10:53 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20180515190022.3b5f96b4@gandalf.local.home>

On Tue, May 15, 2018 at 4:00 PM Steven Rostedt <> wrote:

> If it is that if statement you don't like. We can get rid of it. On
> early boot, the code is called from preemptable context, it's only
> later that it is not. So we know when we can call it directly and when
> we need to have a work queue.

Oh, that looks much better to me, yes. Just doing it this way instead
removes my "ugh, that's nasty" objections.

So ack on this last version of the patch, because it doesn't scare me (or
you've worn me down ;)


  reply	other threads:[~2018-05-15 23:11 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-15 14:05 Steven Rostedt
2018-05-15 16:55 ` Linus Torvalds
2018-05-15 18:57   ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-15 19:03     ` Linus Torvalds
2018-05-15 20:10       ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-15 22:31         ` Linus Torvalds
2018-05-15 22:41           ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-15 23:00             ` Steven Rostedt
2018-05-15 23:10               ` Linus Torvalds [this message]
2018-05-23 10:40     ` Pavel Machek
2018-05-24 18:44       ` Steven Rostedt

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