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SubjectRE: [PATCH -R] Re: 2.4.10 is toxic to my system when I use my US

On Thu, 27 Sep 2001, Nemosoft Unv. wrote:

> > list_del (p);
> > p = p->next;
> > delete_desc (s, desc);

> Personally, I say the above piece of code is faulty. Refering to a
> pointer after you appearently deleted it, is just very bad programming
> practice.

yep. this is one reason why the 2.4.10 kernel clears the ->next and ->prev
pointers in list_del() - the above code will break immediately.


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