Aug 24 – 28, 2020
US/Pacific timezone

BoF: refcount_t conversions

Aug 28, 2020, 8:00 AM
45m
BOF1/Virtual-Room (LPC Virtual)

BOF1/Virtual-Room

LPC Virtual

150

Speaker

Kees Cook (Google)

Description

Many reference counters in the kernel are still atomic_t. There are Coccinelle scripts to find these, there are older patches sent to the list that were ignored, and new instances have been added. Let's try to get this work finished up.
https://github.com/KSPP/linux/issues/104

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