Re: [bug-2.3.99-pre7-8] running fuser leaks mnt_count of /proc

From: Alexander Viro (
Date: Tue May 09 2000 - 14:52:21 EST

On Tue, 9 May 2000, Tigran Aivazian wrote:

> Hi guys,
> Just try runnning fuser (on any filesystem) and watch the mnt->mnt_count
> of /proc (of the real entry, not the kern_mounted one) grow steadily by
> one each time.

How quaint... chdir("/proc/self/fd"); gets the process into the state
where it will correctly deal with further chdir() calls, but fail to
release fs_struct (contents?) upon the exit. It looks like a change of
some state: been there once and that's it - you are doomed. WTF???
More coffee needed - it's getting seriously weird...

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