Re: [BUG] Race condition with it_real_fn in kernel/itimer.c

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Thu Jun 16 2005 - 03:55:49 EST

Steven Rostedt wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 21:39 +0400, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> >
> > I think we don't need del_timer_sync() at all, just del_timer().
> >
> [...]
> it_real_arm unprotected! And you can see here that it_real_arm is also
> called and they both call add_timer! This would not work, so far the
> first patch seems to handle this.

Yes, you are right, thanks.

> PS. Don't strip the CC list.

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