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    SubjectRe: [GIT]: Networking
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    From: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>
    Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 22:12:03 +0200

    > [PATCH] net: sk_wmem_alloc has initial value of one, not zero
    >
    > commit 2b85a34e911bf483c27cfdd124aeb1605145dc80
    > (net: No more expensive sock_hold()/sock_put() on each tx)
    > changed initial sk_wmem_alloc value.
    >
    > Some protocols check sk_wmem_alloc value to determine if a timer
    > must delay socket deallocation. We must take care of the sk_wmem_alloc
    > value being one instead of zero when no write allocations are pending.
    >
    > Reported by Ingo Molnar, and full diagnostic from David Miller.
    >
    > This patch introduces three helpers to get read/write allocations
    > and a followup patch will use these helpers to report correct
    > write allocations to user.
    >
    > Reported-by: Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu>
    > Signed-off-by: Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@gmail.com>

    Applied, thanks Eric.


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