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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] nf_nat_h323.c unneeded rcu_dereference() calls
    On Tue, Oct 30, 2007 at 03:06:20PM +0100, Patrick McHardy wrote:
    > Paul E. McKenney wrote:
    > >Hello!
    > >
    > >While reviewing rcu_dereference() uses, I came across a number of cases
    > >where I couldn't see how the rcu_dereference() helped. One class of
    > >cases is where the variable is never subsequently dereferenced, so that
    > >patches like the following one would be appropriate.
    > >
    > >So, what am I missing here?
    > Nothing, it was mainly intended as documentation that the hooks are
    > protected by RCU. I agree that its probably more confusing this way
    > since we're not even in a rcu_read_lock protected section.
    > I've queued a patch to remove them all.

    Thank you!!!

    Thanx, Paul
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