[PATCH 2/3] cgroup: Iterate tasks that did not finish do_exit()

Tejun Heo tj at kernel.org
Fri Jan 17 09:28:06 PST 2020

On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 04:15:32PM +0100, Michal Koutný wrote:
> PF_EXITING is set earlier than actual removal from css_set when a task
> is exitting. This can confuse cgroup.procs readers who see no PF_EXITING
> tasks, however, rmdir is checking against css_set membership so it can
> transitionally fail with EBUSY.
> Fix this by listing tasks that weren't unlinked from css_set active
> lists.
> It may happen that other users of the task iterator (without
> CSS_TASK_ITER_PROCS) spot a PF_EXITING task before cgroup_exit(). This
> is equal to the state before commit c03cd7738a83 ("cgroup: Include dying
> leaders with live threads in PROCS iterations") but it may be reviewed
> later.

Yeah, this looks fine to me.  Any chance you can order this before the
clean up so that we can mark it for -stable.



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