Commit 19c6b6ed authored by Andrew Morton's avatar Andrew Morton Committed by Linus Torvalds
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[PATCH] schedule removal of FUTEX_FD



Apparently FUTEX_FD is unfixably racy and nothing uses it (or if it does, it
shouldn't).

Add a warning printk, give any remaining users six months to migrate off it.

Cc: Ulrich Drepper <drepper@redhat.com>
Cc: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
Acked-by: default avatarThomas Gleixner <tglx@linutronix.de>
Cc: Rusty Russell <rusty@rustcorp.com.au>
Cc: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
Signed-off-by: default avatarAndrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
Signed-off-by: default avatarLinus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
parent f46c4833
......@@ -1507,6 +1507,13 @@ static int futex_fd(u32 __user *uaddr, int signal)
struct futex_q *q;
struct file *filp;
int ret, err;
static unsigned long printk_interval;
if (printk_timed_ratelimit(&printk_interval, 60 * 60 * 1000)) {
printk(KERN_WARNING "Process `%s' used FUTEX_FD, which "
"will be removed from the kernel in June 2007\n",
current->comm);
}
ret = -EINVAL;
if (!valid_signal(signal))
......
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