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From: André Goddard Rosa on 25 Feb 2010 11:00
On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 7:01 PM, Andrew Morton
> On Tue, 23 Feb 2010 04:04:22 -0300 Andr__ Goddard Rosa <andre.goddard(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Fix a file descriptor leak on user-space processes and perform a cleanup,
>> reducing the code size:
>> text � �data � � bss � � dec � � hex filename
>> 9949 � � �72 � � �16 � 10037 � �2735 ipc/mqueue-BEFORE.o
>> 9885 � � �72 � � �16 � �9973 � �26f5 ipc/mqueue-AFTER.o
>> Andr__ Goddard Rosa (6):
>> � mqueue: remove unneeded info->messages initialization
>> � mqueue: apply mathematics distributivity on mq_bytes calculation
>> � mqueue: simplify do_open() error handling
>> � mqueue: only set error codes if they are really necessary
>> � mqueue: fix typo "failues" -> "failures"
>> � mqueue: fix mq_open() file descriptor leak on user-space processes
> Fixing the leak is far more important than the other five patches, and
> we'll want to backport the leak fix into earlier kernels. �So the
> bugfix patch should have been the first in the series!
Sure, thank you for that, I'll consider your good advice.
> So I've reordered the patches in that fashion and shall tag "mqueue:
> fix mq_open() file descriptor leak on user-space processes" as needing
> -stable backporting.
> The patches apply and build OK with that reordering, but please do
> double-check it, thanks.
I have double checked and they look good; thanks for the follow-up
patch pleasing checkpatch.
Do I need to send another patch adding the Acked-by's or is it done by
email system automatically?
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