[RFC,10/10] pipe: Check for ring full inside of the spinlock in pipe_write() [ver #2]
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Message ID 157186191654.3995.6474781916564747415.stgit@warthog.procyon.org.uk
State New
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  • pipe: Notification queue preparation [ver #2]
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David Howells Oct. 23, 2019, 8:18 p.m. UTC
Make pipe_write() check to see if the ring has become full between it
taking the pipe mutex, checking the ring status and then taking the

This can happen if a notification is written into the pipe as that happens
without the pipe mutex.

Signed-off-by: David Howells <dhowells@redhat.com>

 fs/pipe.c |    5 +++++
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)

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diff --git a/fs/pipe.c b/fs/pipe.c
index 3df93990dd9d..6a982a88f658 100644
--- a/fs/pipe.c
+++ b/fs/pipe.c
@@ -462,6 +462,11 @@  pipe_write(struct kiocb *iocb, struct iov_iter *from)
 			head = pipe->head;
+			if (pipe_full(head, pipe->tail, max_usage)) {
+				spin_unlock_irq(&pipe->wait.lock);
+				continue;
+			}
 			pipe_commit_write(pipe, head + 1);
 			/* Always wake up, even if the copy fails. Otherwise