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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 12/12] sched,signal,ptrace: Rework TASK_TRACED, TASK_STOPPED state
On 2022-04-29 16:48:37 [-0500], Eric W. Biederman wrote:

Needs
From: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>

at the top.

> Currently ptrace_stop() / do_signal_stop() rely on the special states
> TASK_TRACED and TASK_STOPPED resp. to keep unique state. That is, this
> state exists only in task->__state and nowhere else.
>
> There's two spots of bother with this:
>
> - PREEMPT_RT has task->saved_state which complicates matters,
> meaning task_is_{traced,stopped}() needs to check an additional
> variable.
>
> - An alternative freezer implementation that itself relies on a
> special TASK state would loose TASK_TRACED/TASK_STOPPED and will
> result in misbehaviour.
>
> As such, add additional state to task->jobctl to track this state
> outside of task->__state.
>
> NOTE: this doesn't actually fix anything yet, just adds extra state.
>
> --EWB
> * didn't add a unnecessary newline in signal.h
> * Update t->jobctl in signal_wake_up and ptrace_signal_wake_up
> instead of in signal_wake_up_state. This prevents the clearing
> of TASK_STOPPED and TASK_TRACED from getting lost.
> * Added warnings if JOBCTL_STOPPED or JOBCTL_TRACED are not cleared
>
> Signed-off-by: Peter Zijlstra (Intel) <peterz@infradead.org>
> Link: https://lkml.kernel.org/r/20220421150654.757693825@infradead.org
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>

Sebastian

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