[PATCH] cgroup: fix reverse unlock sequence in cgroup_get_sb

Li Zefan lizf at cn.fujitsu.com
Tue Jul 21 19:18:28 PDT 2009

Danny Feng wrote:
> On 07/22/2009 12:03 AM, Paul Menage wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 3:25 AM, Xiaotian Feng<dfeng at redhat.com>  wrote:
>>> In cgroup_get_sb, the lock sequence is:
>>>         mutex_lock(&inode->i_mutex);
>>>         mutex_lock(&cgroup->mutex);
>>> so the last unlock sequence should be:
>> Make this "so for consistency the last ..." ?
>> Maybe make the patch title "Make unlock sequence in cgroup_get_sb
>> consistent" so someone looking through the change logs for fixes to
>> backport doesn't wrongly thing that this fixes any bug"?
> Yep, this is a trivial patch.  Modified following your suggestion, thank
> you.

As far as it's not declared as a fix, I has no objection to this

Please always inline the patch in the mail body. And when resending
the patch, add the acked-by you collected in it:

Acked-by: Balbir ...
Acked-by: Paul ...
Signed-off-by: Xiaotian ...

You may resend the patch to Andrew Morton, who picks up cgroup
patches, otherwise the patch may be overlooked.

>>>         mutex_unlock(&cgroup->mutex);
>>>         mutex_unlock(&inode->i_mutex);
>>> Signed-off-by: Xiaotian Feng<dfeng at redhat.com>
>> Acked-by: Paul Menage<menage at google.com>
>> Paul

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