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SubjectRe: [Outreachy kernel] Re: [PATCH] Staging: rtl8188eu: core: Use list_for_each_entry_safe


On Wed, 4 Oct 2017, Dan Carpenter wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 04, 2017 at 01:58:32AM +0530, Srishti Sharma wrote:
> > Use list_for_each_entry_safe when the list elements may get deleted
> > during traversal.
>
> This patch is fine as a cleanup but none of these are actually buggy.

I'm not sure what you are getting at with the comment. The commit doesn't
say that they were buggy. Perhaps the commit message could have been more
verbose, like "Use list operators on list_head values.
List_for_each_entry_safe is needed because the list elements get deleted
during the traversal"?

thanks,
julia

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> regards,
> dan carpenter
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