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Re: [libvirt] [PATCHv3 0/6] Fix memory corruption/crash in the connection close callback



On 03/31/2013 10:20 AM, Peter Krempa wrote:
> This series fixes the crash resulting from a race condition in the connection
> close callback. To observe the crash apply the first patch only. To verify that
> the patchset fixes the crash please apply all but 2/6 and verify using virsh.
> 2/6 fixes the crash in a redundant way in case the close callback is used. In
> the case it isn't 2/6 itself can't fix the issue.
> 
> For a better explanation of this problem please see the description in 6/6.
> 
> Peter Krempa (4):
>   DO NOT APPLY UPSTREAM: Close callback race corruption crash
>     reproducer.

For the record, I'm currently trying to investigate where this race was
first introduced, to make it easier to state how far back this series
must be backported...

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Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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