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Date:   Mon, 29 Apr 2019 10:07:43 -0400
From:   Joel Fernandes <joel@...lfernandes.org>
To:     Oleg Nesterov <oleg@...hat.com>
Cc:     Christian Brauner <christian@...uner.io>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, luto@...capital.net,
        rostedt@...dmis.org, dancol@...gle.com, sspatil@...gle.com,
        jannh@...gle.com, surenb@...gle.com, timmurray@...gle.com,
        Jonathan Kowalski <bl0pbl33p@...il.com>,
        torvalds@...ux-foundation.org, kernel-team@...roid.com,
        Andrew Morton <akpm@...ux-foundation.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@...ssion.com>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@...uxfoundation.org>,
        Ingo Molnar <mingo@...nel.org>, Jann Horn <jann@...jh.net>,
        linux-kselftest@...r.kernel.org, Michal Hocko <mhocko@...e.com>,
        "Peter Zijlstra (Intel)" <peterz@...radead.org>,
        Serge Hallyn <serge@...lyn.com>, Shuah Khan <shuah@...nel.org>,
        Stephen Rothwell <sfr@...b.auug.org.au>,
        Thomas Gleixner <tglx@...utronix.de>,
        Tycho Andersen <tycho@...ho.ws>, viro@...iv.linux.org.uk,
        linux-api@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/2] Add polling support to pidfd

On Mon, Apr 29, 2019 at 10:02:45AM -0400, Joel Fernandes wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 28, 2019 at 06:24:06PM +0200, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
[snip]
> > > > +{
> > > > +	struct pid *pid;
> > > > +
> > > > +	lockdep_assert_held(&tasklist_lock);
> > > > +
> > > > +	pid = get_task_pid(task, PIDTYPE_PID);
> > > > +	wake_up_all(&pid->wait_pidfd);
> > > > +	put_pid(pid);
> > 
> > Why get/put?
> 
> Yes, pid_task() should do it. Will update it. Thanks!

I spoke too soon. We need the task's pid of type PIDTYPE_PID. How else can we
get it? This does an atomic_inc on the pid->count, so we need to put_pid()
after we are done with it. Did I miss something?

thanks,

 - Joel

 

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