lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  linux-hardening  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Wed, 4 Nov 2009 09:07:42 +0100
From:	Vegard Nossum <>
To:	Eric Paris <>
Cc:	Jonathan Corbet <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 10/10] send events using read

2009/11/4 Eric Paris <>:
> On Tue, 2009-11-03 at 16:59 -0700, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
>> Hi, Eric,
>> This is not a full review, but I did notice a problem as I was trying to
>> figure out the new API...
> This is a rip off of inotify which was introduced in commit 3632dee2f8b
> from Vegard Nossum back in January.  I can't seem to find any discussion
> of this before it went into Linus' tree, so if someone knows how this
> patch got to Linus and what was said about it, I'd like to know.  Thanks
> for unwittingly finding and inotify bug!

I don't have a git tree handy, but I think this is the locking
imbalance fix. It went to the security list, so that's probably why
you didn't find it. As far as I can tell, the code in question was
wrong even before that patch, though.

To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
More majordomo info at
Please read the FAQ at

Powered by blists - more mailing lists