lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2007]   [Oct]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
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
-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2007-10-30 16:39    [from the cache]
©2003-2011 Jasper Spaans