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Date:   Tue, 5 Oct 2021 12:46:36 -0700
From:   Ramji Jiyani <>
To:     Jeff Moyer <>
Cc:     Benjamin LaHaise <>,
        Alexander Viro <>,
        Arnd Bergmann <>,,,,,
Subject: Re: [RESEND PATCH] aio: Add support for the POLLFREE

Hi Jeff:

On Tue, Oct 5, 2021 at 12:33 PM Jeff Moyer <> wrote:
> Hi, Ramji,
> Thanks for the explanation of the use after free.  I went ahead and
> ran the patch through the libaio test suite and it passed.

Thanks for taking time to test and providing feedback.

> > -#define POLLFREE     (__force __poll_t)0x4000        /* currently only for epoll */
> > +#define POLLFREE     ((__force __poll_t)0x4000)
> You added parenthesis, here, and I'm not sure if that's a necessary part
> of this patch.

I added parenthesis to silence the checkpatch script. Should I just ignore it?
I'll send v2 with the change, if it is required.

> Other than that:
> Reviewed-by: Jeff Moyer <>

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