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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] Use RCU for the UDP hash lock
Stephen Hemminger wrote:
>
>>
>> static inline void udp_lib_unhash(struct sock *sk)
>> {
>> - write_lock_bh(&udp_hash_lock);
>> - if (sk_del_node_init(sk)) {
>> + spin_lock_bh(&udp_hash_wlock);
>> + if (sk_del_node_rcu(sk)) {
>> inet_sk(sk)->num = 0;
>> sock_prot_inuse_add(sock_net(sk), sk->sk_prot, -1);
>> }
>> - write_unlock_bh(&udp_hash_lock);
>> + spin_unlock_bh(&udp_hash_wlock);
>> + synchronize_sched();
>>
>
> Could this be synchronize_rcu? You are using rcu_read_lock() protected sections.
>
I meant to comment on that. I wasn't sure which to use, so I chose the
more conservative approach. synchronize_rcu() might be appropriate.

-corey



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