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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 01/24] sysctl: net: call unregister_net_sysctl_table where needed
    From: Lucian Adrian Grijincu <>
    Date: Wed, 6 Apr 2011 22:04:53 +0200

    > On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 9:52 PM, David Miller <> wrote:
    >> Oops, hmmm...  Can this actually cause any real problems currently?
    >> If so I'd like to toss this specific patch into net-2.6
    > Nope:
    > void unregister_net_sysctl_table(struct ctl_table_header *header)
    > {
    > unregister_sysctl_table(header);
    > }
    > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(unregister_net_sysctl_table);

    Ok, that's good.

    > But I thought that in the future, if something special needs to be
    > done for unregister_net_sysctl_table, it would be better to have these
    > consistent. I'll do a check on all the tree to see if there are other
    > cases.
    > Another approach would be to remove unregister_net_sysctl_table, as it
    > does nothing different of unregister_sysctl_table and let our future
    > selves deal with the problem.
    > Can you tell me what you'd like?

    I think the thing to do is to keep this patch as it is, and only apply
    it along with this cookie patch series, for -next.
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