Re: [PATCH 1/3] net/bridge/br_if.c: don't use _WORK_NAR

From: Oleg Nesterov
Date: Mon Feb 19 2007 - 10:02:30 EST

On 02/19, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 19, 2007 at 03:03:53PM +0300, Oleg Nesterov wrote:
> > On 02/19, Jarek Poplawski wrote:
> ...
> > kfree() doesn't check WORK_STRUCT_PENDING, it makes no
> > difference if it is set or not when work->func() runs.
> It looks like it's to be checked before kfree.


schedule_delayed_work(&p->carrier_check, BR_PORT_DEBOUNCE);

schedule_delayed_work() fails if this bit is set. So the only difference with
this patch is:

schedule_delayed_work() fails unless port_carrier_check() passed
work_release() (before rtnl_lock())

schedule_delayed_work() fails unless run_workqueue() cleared this
bit (before calling port_carrier_check())

> > We are going to kill _NAR stuff.
> If you're sure nobody uses this in any way then it
> seems the right decision.

Yes, this series converts all users.


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