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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 3/3] tuntap: don't add to waitqueue when POLLERR
On 01/06/2013 03:37 AM, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-01-05 at 17:34 +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> Currently, tun_chr_poll() returns POLLERR after waitqueue adding during device
>> unregistration. This would confuse some of its user such as vhost which assume
>> when POLLERR is returned, it wasn't added to the waitqueue. Fix this by
>> returning POLLERR before adding to waitqueue.
>>
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang <jasowang@redhat.com>
>> ---
>> drivers/net/tun.c | 5 +----
>> 1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
>>
>> diff --git a/drivers/net/tun.c b/drivers/net/tun.c
>> index fbd106e..f9c0049 100644
>> --- a/drivers/net/tun.c
>> +++ b/drivers/net/tun.c
>> @@ -886,7 +886,7 @@ static unsigned int tun_chr_poll(struct file *file, poll_table *wait)
>> struct sock *sk;
>> unsigned int mask = 0;
>>
>> - if (!tun)
>> + if (!tun || tun->dev->reg_state != NETREG_REGISTERED)
>> return POLLERR;
>>
>> sk = tfile->socket.sk;
>> @@ -903,9 +903,6 @@ static unsigned int tun_chr_poll(struct file *file, poll_table *wait)
>> sock_writeable(sk)))
>> mask |= POLLOUT | POLLWRNORM;
>>
>> - if (tun->dev->reg_state != NETREG_REGISTERED)
>> - mask = POLLERR;
>> -
>> tun_put(tun);
>> return mask;
>> }
> This patch is buggy.
>
> First, the caller assuming POLLERR means poll_wait() was not called is
> wrong.

True, looks like vhost need to check the poll->wqh before trying to
remove from waitqueue instead of this wrong assumption. And then we can
drop the whole tx polling state.
>
> Secondly, you add a ref leak.

Yes, will drop this patch.

Thanks.
>
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