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SubjectRe: [NETLINK]: Use tgid instead of pid for nlmsg_pid
From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2005 09:16:27 +1100

> Alexey Kuznetsov <> wrote:
> >
> > I agree, apparently netlink_autobind was missed when sed'ing pid->tgid.
> > Of course, it does not matter, but tgid is nicer choice from user's viewpoint.
> Great, here is the patch to do just that.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Applied, of course.

I can't for the life of me figure out how we missed this when
we fixed up all the current->pid references under net/.
Ulrich Drepper let us know that the problem existed, and
I was sure we eliminated all such cases.

It is possible we accidently reintroduced current->pid when
we redid all of the netlink hashing. :-)
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