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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/8] rhashtable: silence RCU warning in rhashtable_test.
On Sat, May 05 2018, Herbert Xu wrote:

> On Fri, May 04, 2018 at 01:54:14PM +1000, NeilBrown wrote:
>> print_ht in rhashtable_test calls rht_dereference() with neither
>> RCU protection or the mutex. This triggers an RCU warning.
>> So take the mutex to silence the warning.
>> Signed-off-by: NeilBrown <>
> I don't think the mutex is actually needed but since we don't
> have rht_dereference_raw and this is just test code:

I agrees there is no functional need for the mutex. It just needed to
silence the warning, so that other warnings are easier to see.

> Acked-by: Herbert Xu <>


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