aio: io_getevents() should return if io_destroy() is invoked
Jeff Moyer [Mon, 28 Apr 2008 09:12:04 +0000 (02:12 -0700)]
This patch wakes up a thread waiting in io_getevents if another thread
destroys the context.  This was tested using a small program that spawns a
thread to wait in io_getevents while the parent thread destroys the io context
and then waits for the getevents thread to exit.  Without this patch, the
program hangs indefinitely.  With the patch, the program exits as expected.

Signed-off-by: Jeff Moyer <jmoyer@redhat.com>
Cc: Zach Brown <zach.brown@oracle.com>
Cc: Christopher Smith <x@xman.org>
Cc: Benjamin LaHaise <bcrl@kvack.org>
Cc: <stable@kernel.org>
Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org>
Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@linux-foundation.org>

fs/aio.c

index 2283686..ae94e1d 100644 (file)
--- a/fs/aio.c
+++ b/fs/aio.c
@@ -1166,7 +1166,10 @@ retry:
                                break;
                        if (min_nr <= i)
                                break;
-                       ret = 0;
+                       if (unlikely(ctx->dead)) {
+                               ret = -EINVAL;
+                               break;
+                       }
                        if (to.timed_out)       /* Only check after read evt */
                                break;
                        /* Try to only show up in io wait if there are ops
@@ -1231,6 +1234,13 @@ static void io_destroy(struct kioctx *ioctx)
 
        aio_cancel_all(ioctx);
        wait_for_all_aios(ioctx);
+
+       /*
+        * Wake up any waiters.  The setting of ctx->dead must be seen
+        * by other CPUs at this point.  Right now, we rely on the
+        * locking done by the above calls to ensure this consistency.
+        */
+       wake_up(&ioctx->wait);
        put_ioctx(ioctx);       /* once for the lookup */
 }