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SubjectRe: dev_mc_lock question.
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Hello!

> They should lock dev->xmit_lock before accessing dev->mc_list now.

Of course. They have to acquire xmit_lock at least to serialize
itself wrt set_multicast_list in any case.

> The patch that replace dev_mc_lock is attached. The only problem that I
> see is that we execute dev_mc_read_proc() while holding dev->xmit_lock.
> Is this acceptable ?

I think this is acceptable. It is rarely used and it is pretty
silly to create new lock just to make it happy.

Alexey
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