Re: [CFT] Re: VFS deadlock ?

From: Eric W. Biederman
Date: Fri Mar 22 2013 - 18:58:06 EST

Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Regardless, the patch seems to be the right thing to do. It actually
> simplifies /proc, seems to fix the problem for Dave, and is small and
> should be trivial to backport. I've committed it and marked it for
> stable. Let's hope there won't be any nasty surprises, but it does
> seem to be the simplest non-hacky patch.

Thanks for pushing this to completion.

I thought I had fixed this several years ago by not reusing the
directory inodes under /proc/net but apparently that never happened.

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