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[1/3] uml: Don't consult current to find the proc_mnt in mconsole_proc

Message ID 8736ausby1.fsf_-_@x220.int.ebiederm.org (mailing list archive)
State New, archived
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Series proc: Actually honor the mount options | expand

Commit Message

Eric W. Biederman Feb. 28, 2020, 8:18 p.m. UTC
Inspection of the control flow reveals that mconsole_proc is either
called from mconsole_stop called from mc_work_proc or from
mc_work_proc directly.  The function mc_work_proc is dispatched to a
kernel thread with schedule_work.

All of the threads that run dispatched by schedule_work are in the
init pid namespace.

So make the code clearer and by using init_pid_ns instead of

Cc: Jeff Dike <jdike@addtoit.com>
Cc: Richard Weinberger <richard@nod.at>
Cc: Anton Ivanov <anton.ivanov@cambridgegreys.com>
Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
 arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
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diff --git a/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c b/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
index b80a1d616e4e..e8f5c81c2c6c 100644
--- a/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
+++ b/arch/um/drivers/mconsole_kern.c
@@ -123,7 +123,7 @@  void mconsole_log(struct mc_request *req)
 void mconsole_proc(struct mc_request *req)
-	struct vfsmount *mnt = task_active_pid_ns(current)->proc_mnt;
+	struct vfsmount *mnt = init_pid_ns.proc_mnt;
 	char *buf;
 	int len;
 	struct file *file;