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[IPSEC] Missing unlock in policy timer

To: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [IPSEC] Missing unlock in policy timer
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 21:06:26 +1000
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Hi Dave:

This is one of those cases where the cure is worse than the disease :)
I added read locks in the policy timer to close an unlikely race, but
I missed an unlock on the expire path which leads to all sort of weird
things.

I'll stay away from the timers for a while :)

Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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