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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/5][BUGFIX] configfs: Fix deadlock of rename() vs rmdir()
On Mon, Jun 23, 2008 at 03:34:50PM -0700, Joel Becker wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 04:26:57PM -0700, Joel Becker wrote:
> > Ok, this is in-tree for the next merge. Thanks.
> Btw, we still need to solve the lockdep issue. I'm leaning
> towards turning it off for attach/detach_groups(), because any CHILD+N
> level won't mesh with the VFS anyway.

Yes, and the same for depend_prep()/depend_rollback().

> We also need a comment on detach_group() pointing out its
> recursive locking. It's there in the code, but it's not obvious.

Will do all of this after we are sure not to change things again (see my
separate email on a possible bug in attach_group()).


Dr Louis Rilling Kerlabs
Skype: louis.rilling Batiment Germanium
Phone: (+33|0) 6 80 89 08 23 80 avenue des Buttes de Coesmes 35700 Rennes
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