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Re: [PATCH] decnet initialization race

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] decnet initialization race
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 00:45:24 -0800
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, acme@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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On Wed, 14 Jan 2004 16:40:45 -0800
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Decnet exposes itself to proc and packets before it has finished initializing.
> This was always a race, but the notifier replay might expose it worse.


Although, Arnaldo is not the listed DECNET maintainer last time I checked,
or is he being CC:'d for another reason? :-)

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