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-rw-r--r--fs/eventpoll.c4
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/fs/eventpoll.c b/fs/eventpoll.c
index a3acf936c72..5744a7f0187 100644
--- a/fs/eventpoll.c
+++ b/fs/eventpoll.c
@@ -745,11 +745,15 @@ static void ep_free(struct eventpoll *ep)
* point we are sure no poll callbacks will be lingering around, and also by
* holding "epmutex" we can be sure that no file cleanup code will hit
* us during this operation. So we can avoid the lock on "ep->lock".
+ * We do not need to lock ep->mtx, either, we only do it to prevent
+ * a lockdep warning.
*/
+ mutex_lock(&ep->mtx);
while ((rbp = rb_first(&ep->rbr)) != NULL) {
epi = rb_entry(rbp, struct epitem, rbn);
ep_remove(ep, epi);
}
+ mutex_unlock(&ep->mtx);
mutex_unlock(&epmutex);
mutex_destroy(&ep->mtx);