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Re: patch2: del/get byid

To: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: patch2: del/get byid
From: Herbert Xu <herbert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sat, 30 Apr 2005 10:47:15 +1000
Cc: Alexey Kuznetsov <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 08:35:57PM -0400, jamal wrote:
>
> > 1) You find delpol using xfrm_policy_byid/xfrm_policy_bysel.
> 
> Which increments the refcnt

Refcnt prevents the policy from being freed.  It doesn't prevent it
from being deleted from the list.  Only the list lock can do that.

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