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1 files changed, 5 insertions, 14 deletions
diff --git a/include/linux/sched.h b/include/linux/sched.h
index 54ddcb82cdd..6f950048b6e 100644
--- a/include/linux/sched.h
+++ b/include/linux/sched.h
@@ -626,6 +626,7 @@ struct signal_struct {
#define SIGNAL_STOP_STOPPED 0x00000001 /* job control stop in effect */
#define SIGNAL_STOP_CONTINUED 0x00000002 /* SIGCONT since WCONTINUED reap */
#define SIGNAL_GROUP_EXIT 0x00000004 /* group exit in progress */
+#define SIGNAL_GROUP_COREDUMP 0x00000008 /* coredump in progress */
/*
* Pending notifications to parent.
*/
@@ -2248,27 +2249,18 @@ static inline void threadgroup_change_end(struct task_struct *tsk)
*
* Lock the threadgroup @tsk belongs to. No new task is allowed to enter
* and member tasks aren't allowed to exit (as indicated by PF_EXITING) or
- * perform exec. This is useful for cases where the threadgroup needs to
- * stay stable across blockable operations.
+ * change ->group_leader/pid. This is useful for cases where the threadgroup
+ * needs to stay stable across blockable operations.
*
* fork and exit paths explicitly call threadgroup_change_{begin|end}() for
* synchronization. While held, no new task will be added to threadgroup
* and no existing live task will have its PF_EXITING set.
*
- * During exec, a task goes and puts its thread group through unusual
- * changes. After de-threading, exclusive access is assumed to resources
- * which are usually shared by tasks in the same group - e.g. sighand may
- * be replaced with a new one. Also, the exec'ing task takes over group
- * leader role including its pid. Exclude these changes while locked by
- * grabbing cred_guard_mutex which is used to synchronize exec path.
+ * de_thread() does threadgroup_change_{begin|end}() when a non-leader
+ * sub-thread becomes a new leader.
*/
static inline void threadgroup_lock(struct task_struct *tsk)
{
- /*
- * exec uses exit for de-threading nesting group_rwsem inside
- * cred_guard_mutex. Grab cred_guard_mutex first.
- */
- mutex_lock(&tsk->signal->cred_guard_mutex);
down_write(&tsk->signal->group_rwsem);
}
@@ -2281,7 +2273,6 @@ static inline void threadgroup_lock(struct task_struct *tsk)
static inline void threadgroup_unlock(struct task_struct *tsk)
{
up_write(&tsk->signal->group_rwsem);
- mutex_unlock(&tsk->signal->cred_guard_mutex);
}
#else
static inline void threadgroup_change_begin(struct task_struct *tsk) {}