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Re: [PATCH] IPv6: fix dst leakage caused by rt6_cow()

To: Ville Nuorvala <vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6: fix dst leakage caused by rt6_cow()
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 18 Aug 2003 03:45:05 -0700
Cc: usagi-core@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0308051642460.31172-100000@rhea.tcs.hut.fi>
References: <Pine.LNX.4.44.0308051530560.30970-200000@rhea.tcs.hut.fi> <Pine.LNX.4.44.0308051642460.31172-100000@rhea.tcs.hut.fi>
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On Mon, 18 Aug 2003 11:13:13 +0300 (EEST)
Ville Nuorvala <vnuorval@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> since rt6_cow() calls dst_hold() it looks like we're leaking refcounts in
> three places in route.c. The patch below should fix this.

You are absolutely correct.

Patch applied, thanks.

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