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SubjectRe: [lock validator] inet6_destroy_sock(): soft-safe -> soft-unsafe lock dependency
From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 21:42:14 +1100

> OK this is definitely broken. We should never touch the dst lock in
> softirq context. Since inet6_destroy_sock may be called from that
> context due to the asynchronous nature of sockets, we can't take the
> lock there.
> In fact this sk_dst_reset is totally redundant since all IPv6 sockets
> use inet_sock_destruct as their socket destructor which always cleans
> up the dst anyway. So the solution is to simply remove the call.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Looks good, applied, thanks Herbert.
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