Commit a2bed820 authored by Tejun Heo's avatar Tejun Heo
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cgroup: use RCU free in create_css() failure path

Currently, when create_css() fails in the middle, the half-initialized
css is freed by invoking cgroup_subsys->css_free() directly.  This
patch updates the function so that it invokes RCU free path instead.
As the RCU free path puts the parent css and owning cgroup, their
references are now acquired right after a new css is successfully

This doesn't make any visible difference now but is to enable
implementing css->id and RCU protected lookup by such IDs.
Signed-off-by: default avatarTejun Heo <>
Acked-by: default avatarLi Zefan <>
parent 6fa4918d
......@@ -4185,12 +4185,14 @@ static int create_css(struct cgroup *cgrp, struct cgroup_subsys *ss)
if (IS_ERR(css))
return PTR_ERR(css);
init_css(css, ss, cgrp);
err = percpu_ref_init(&css->refcnt, css_release);
if (err)
goto err_free_css;
init_css(css, ss, cgrp);
err = cgroup_populate_dir(cgrp, 1 << ss->id);
if (err)
goto err_free_percpu_ref;
......@@ -4199,9 +4201,6 @@ static int create_css(struct cgroup *cgrp, struct cgroup_subsys *ss)
if (err)
goto err_clear_dir;
if (ss->broken_hierarchy && !ss->warned_broken_hierarchy &&
parent->parent) {
pr_warn("%s (%d) created nested cgroup for controller \"%s\" which has incomplete hierarchy support. Nested cgroups may change behavior in the future.\n",
......@@ -4218,7 +4217,7 @@ err_clear_dir:
call_rcu(&css->rcu_head, css_free_rcu_fn);
return err;
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