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-rw-r--r--kernel/fork.c10
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 6 deletions
diff --git a/kernel/fork.c b/kernel/fork.c
index aaf782327bf3..93bdba13d7d9 100644
--- a/kernel/fork.c
+++ b/kernel/fork.c
@@ -913,14 +913,12 @@ void mm_release(struct task_struct *tsk, struct mm_struct *mm)
deactivate_mm(tsk, mm);
/*
- * If we're exiting normally, clear a user-space tid field if
- * requested. We leave this alone when dying by signal, to leave
- * the value intact in a core dump, and to save the unnecessary
- * trouble, say, a killed vfork parent shouldn't touch this mm.
- * Userland only wants this done for a sys_exit.
+ * Signal userspace if we're not exiting with a core dump
+ * because we want to leave the value intact for debugging
+ * purposes.
*/
if (tsk->clear_child_tid) {
- if (!(tsk->flags & PF_SIGNALED) &&
+ if (!(tsk->signal->flags & SIGNAL_GROUP_COREDUMP) &&
atomic_read(&mm->mm_users) > 1) {
/*
* We don't check the error code - if userspace has