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SubjectRe: [ 13/54] net: In unregister_netdevice_notifier unregister the netdevices.
On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 02:35:12PM -0300, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
> On Fri, May 18, 2012 at 02:16:12PM -0700, Greg KH wrote:
> > 3.0-stable review patch. If anyone has any objections, please let me know.
> >
> > ------------------
> >
> >
> > From: "Eric W. Biederman" <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> >
> > [ Upstream commit 7d3d43dab4e978d8d9ad1acf8af15c9b1c4b0f0f ]
> >
> > We already synthesize events in register_netdevice_notifier and synthesizing
> > events in unregister_netdevice_notifier allows to us remove the need for
> > special case cleanup code.
> >
> > This change should be safe as it adds no new cases for existing callers
> > of unregiser_netdevice_notifier to handle.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm@xmission.com>
> > Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
> > Signed-off-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
>
> Please also include these two commits in addition to this change, to
> avoid a regression with pktgen:
> commit c57b54684060c8aced64a5b78ff69ff289af97b9
> commit d4b1133558e0d417342d5d2c49e4c35b428ff20d

I need an ack from the network maintainers for me to be able to accept
this.

thanks,

greg k-h


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