Re: [PATCH] removed socket buffer in unix domain socket

Alan Cox (
Mon, 7 Jan 2002 13:53:02 +0000 (GMT)

> */
> - if(UNIXCB(skb).fp)
> + if(s->dead && UNIXCB(skb).fp)
> {

The bug may be real but the fix would prevent garbage collection working
at all - which I grant would fix the problem.

You don't need a socket to be dead to want to garbage collect it. If a
socket is getting disposed of while in use then there is a
maybe_unmark_and.. call missing, or a lock on the unix socket table missing
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