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Date:	Tue,  6 Oct 2015 09:45:30 -0700
From:	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
To:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	mingo@...nel.org, jiangshanlai@...il.com, dipankar@...ibm.com,
	akpm@...ux-foundation.org, mathieu.desnoyers@...icios.com,
	josh@...htriplett.org, tglx@...utronix.de, peterz@...radead.org,
	rostedt@...dmis.org, dhowells@...hat.com, edumazet@...gle.com,
	dvhart@...ux.intel.com, fweisbec@...il.com, oleg@...hat.com,
	bobby.prani@...il.com,
	"Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
Subject: [PATCH tip/core/rcu 09/13] locking/percpu-rwsem: Make percpu_free_rwsem() after kzalloc() safe

From: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>

This is the temporary ugly hack which will be reverted later. We only
need it to ensure that the next patch will not break "change sb_writers
to use percpu_rw_semaphore" patches routed via the VFS tree.

The alloc_super()->destroy_super() error path assumes that it is safe
to call percpu_free_rwsem() after kzalloc() without percpu_init_rwsem(),
so let's not disappoint it.

Signed-off-by: Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <paulmck@...ux.vnet.ibm.com>
---
 kernel/locking/percpu-rwsem.c | 7 +++++++
 1 file changed, 7 insertions(+)

diff --git a/kernel/locking/percpu-rwsem.c b/kernel/locking/percpu-rwsem.c
index e2621fbbcbd1..9529a30ec57b 100644
--- a/kernel/locking/percpu-rwsem.c
+++ b/kernel/locking/percpu-rwsem.c
@@ -26,6 +26,13 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(__percpu_init_rwsem);
 
 void percpu_free_rwsem(struct percpu_rw_semaphore *brw)
 {
+	/*
+	 * XXX: temporary kludge. The error path in alloc_super()
+	 * assumes that percpu_free_rwsem() is safe after kzalloc().
+	 */
+	if (!brw->fast_read_ctr)
+		return;
+
 	free_percpu(brw->fast_read_ctr);
 	brw->fast_read_ctr = NULL; /* catch use after free bugs */
 }
-- 
2.5.2

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