Question about reference count of expectations in 2.6.14 tree
laforge at netfilter.org
Thu Aug 11 15:35:45 CEST 2005
On Wed, Aug 10, 2005 at 10:11:49AM +0900, Yasuyuki KOZAKAI wrote:
> # Well, the mail I sent yesterday seems not to reach list, so I resent it.
> # Sorry if you have already received same mail.
clamav has some problems at the listserver, so the list was stuck for
some time :(
> In 2.6.14 tree, ip_conntrack_expect_insert() increments the reference
> count of expectations twice. I understand that once is for timer.
> What is next incrementing for ? expectation list ?
Good question. To me it looks like a bug introduced when merging
Rusty's conntrack-refcounting patch and the original ctnetlink code.
If nobody objects, I'll remove the second atomic_inc() line from that
- Harald Welte <laforge at netfilter.org> http://netfilter.org/
"Fragmentation is like classful addressing -- an interesting early
architectural error that shows how much experimentation was going
on while IP was being designed." -- Paul Vixie
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