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Re: Fix ipv6_ifa_notify race

To: "YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / ?$B5HF#1QL@" <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Fix ipv6_ifa_notify race
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 20 Nov 2004 06:35:04 +1100
Cc: davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, acme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 11:36:58AM -0500, YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / ?$B5HF#1QL@ wrote:
> 
> This patch is wrong (dead is not protected appropriately).

I don't understand your point.  ifp->dead is an int and it's read
and written atomically.

> I have another idea to fix this.

Great.

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