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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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