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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net/openvswitch: Use with RCU_INIT_POINTER(x, NULL) in vport-gre.c
On Sun, Mar 23, 2014 at 12:22 PM, Monam Agarwal
<> wrote:
> This patch replaces rcu_assign_pointer(x, NULL) with RCU_INIT_POINTER(x, NULL)
> The rcu_assign_pointer() ensures that the initialization of a structure
> is carried out before storing a pointer to that structure.
> And in the case of the NULL pointer, there is no structure to initialize.
> So, rcu_assign_pointer(p, NULL) can be safely converted to RCU_INIT_POINTER(p, NULL)
> Signed-off-by: Monam Agarwal <>


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