Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Gilles Chanteperdrix wrote:
>> GIT version control wrote:
>>> Module: xenomai-jki
>>> Branch: for-upstream
>>> Commit: 55ebde80258b5b6c3d29d37b5f30a3199faf0881
>>> URL:    
>>> http://git.xenomai.org/?p=xenomai-jki.git;a=commit;h=55ebde80258b5b6c3d29d37b5f30a3199faf0881
>>> Author: Wolfgang Mauerer <wolfgang.maue...@siemens.com>
>>> Date:   Tue Mar 30 11:13:33 2010 +0200
>>> RTDM: Fix potential NULL pointer dereference
>>> The rework in 95278926edc559d4 misses the case that context can be NULL,
>>> which can (and has) triggered a kernel oops. Take care of this case.
>>> Signed-off-by: Wolfgang Mauerer <wolfgang.maue...@siemens.com>
>>> Signed-off-by: Jan Kiszka <jan.kis...@siemens.com>
>> I still think that fix is a useles waste of time. Let us merge
>> Philippe's patches instead.
> Please accept that Philippe's patch is orthogonal to this bug.
> And it didn't work as-is. I'll post a rework which has the same benefit
> (avoiding to poll on pending context references) - once it is tested.

Ok. I am fine with any variation as long as:
- close returns immediately even if the request is not taken into
account immediately;
- the file descriptor index is available again as soon as close returns;
- the kernel objects attached to the file descriptor are destroyed when
the last reference to it is closed.

In shoft: POSIX conformance.


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