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SubjectRE: [PATCH 14/15] kernel: convert futex_pi_state.refcount from atomic_t to refcount_t
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> On Fri, 7 Jul 2017, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 12:04:28PM +0300, Elena Reshetova wrote:
> > > refcount_t type and corresponding API should be
> > > used instead of atomic_t when the variable is used as
> > > a reference counter. This allows to avoid accidental
> > > refcounter overflows that might lead to use-after-free
> > > situations.
> > >
> > > Signed-off-by: Elena Reshetova <elena.reshetova@intel.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Hans Liljestrand <ishkamiel@gmail.com>
> > > Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@chromium.org>
> > > Signed-off-by: David Windsor <dwindsor@gmail.com>
> >
> > I'll let tglx comment on the SoB chain, I know he likes those :-) You
> > did Cc him right, seeing how he's the maintainer of this stuff..
>
> Right, that SOB chain is crap. It suggests that the patch was written by
> Elena and then carried on by Hans, handed over to Kees and from there to
> David. And now it's resent by Elena. Circular dependencies or what?

I will fix SOB on all patches and resend.

Best Regards,
Elena

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