lists.openwall.net   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  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:	Fri, 06 Nov 2009 16:21:29 +0100
From:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
To:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
CC:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, Jouni Malinen <j@...fi>,
	Thomas Graf <tgraf@...g.ch>
Subject: Re: [RFC] netlink: add socket destruction notification

Johannes Berg wrote:
> When we want to keep track of resources associated with applications, we
> need to know when an app is going away. Add a notification function to
> netlink that tells us that, and also hook it up to generic netlink so
> generic netlink can notify the families. Due to the way generic netlink
> works though, we need to notify all families and they have to sort out
> whatever resources some commands associated with the socket themselves.
> 

> @@ -166,6 +167,9 @@ static void netlink_sock_destruct(struct
>  		return;
>  	}
>  
> +	if (nlk->destruct)
> +		nlk->destruct(sk);
> +
>  	WARN_ON(atomic_read(&sk->sk_rmem_alloc));
>  	WARN_ON(atomic_read(&sk->sk_wmem_alloc));
>  	WARN_ON(nlk_sk(sk)->groups);


This seems pretty similar to the NETLINK_URELEASE notifier invoked
in netlink_release(). Wouldn't that one work as well?
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists