Re: RTNL: assertion failed at net/ipv6/addrconf.c (1699)

From: Cong Wang
Date: Tue Sep 02 2014 - 14:15:42 EST

On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 11:11 AM, Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-09-02 at 11:04 -0700, Cong Wang wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 2, 2014 at 10:58 AM, Hannes Frederic Sowa
>> > I definitely don't have a problem cleaning this up in net-next. I wanted
>> > a minimal patch for stable because I didn't check history where and when
>> > additional users of dev_get_by_flags_rcu were removed.
>> `git grep` should show you we only have one caller. Apparently we don't
>> care about any out-of-tree module.
> Point is : you did not check if some stable versions had more callers.
> Its very nice you checked current version, but it is not enough for a
> stable candidate.

That is what we do when backporting patches, I can do that if David asks
me to backport it, but you know for netdev that is David's work.

(I am not saying I don't want to help him, I just want to point out the fact.
I am very pleased to help David for stable backports as long as he asks)
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