Re: [PATCH 1/1] exec: do not sleep in TASK_TRACED under->cred_guard_mutex

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Fri Sep 04 2009 - 11:55:57 EST

On 09/04, David Howells wrote:
> Oleg Nesterov <oleg@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > -
> > - /* cred_guard_mutex must be held at least to this point to prevent
> > - * ptrace_attach() from altering our determination of the task's
> > - * credentials; any time after this it may be unlocked */
> > -
> Why are you removing this comment, btw? In what way does your patch
> invalidate it?

No, the comment is fine. Except, now we have more users of this mutex,
but it only mentions ptrace_attach(). Tried to improve it, but failed
to make the concise and understandable comment,

I tried to collect all comments aboout cred_guard_mutex in one place,
above prepare_bprm_creds()... OK, agreed. Will revert this bit and


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