Re: slab corruption with current -git

From: David Miller
Date: Sun Oct 09 2016 - 23:58:08 EST

From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 9 Oct 2016 20:41:17 -0700

> Note that the "correct way" of doing list operations also almost
> inevitably is the shortest way by far, since it gets rid of all the
> special cases. So the patch looks nice. It gets rid of the magic
> "nf_set_hooks_head()" thing too, because once you do list following
> right, the head is no different from any other pointer in the list.

Perhaps we should have some "slist" primitives added to
include/linux/list.h but since the comparison differs for each user I
guess it's hard to abstract in a way that's generic and inlines

I'll start taking a look at your patch and this stuff as well, thanks