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Date:   Thu, 31 Mar 2022 10:11:17 +0900
From:   Masami Hiramatsu <>
To:     Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>
Subject: [PATCH bpf] rethook: Fix to use WRITE_ONCE() for rethook::handler

Since the function pointered by rethook::handler never be removed when
the rethook is alive, it doesn't need to use rcu_assign_pointer() to
update it. Just use WRITE_ONCE().

Reported-by: Alexei Starovoitov <>
Signed-off-by: Masami Hiramatsu <>
 kernel/trace/rethook.c |    2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/kernel/trace/rethook.c b/kernel/trace/rethook.c
index ab463a4d2b23..b56833700d23 100644
--- a/kernel/trace/rethook.c
+++ b/kernel/trace/rethook.c
@@ -65,7 +65,7 @@ static void rethook_free_rcu(struct rcu_head *head)
 void rethook_free(struct rethook *rh)
-	rcu_assign_pointer(rh->handler, NULL);
+	WRITE_ONCE(rh->handler, NULL);
 	call_rcu(&rh->rcu, rethook_free_rcu);

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