[PATCH][BRIDGE] Properly dereference the br_should_route_hook

Stephen Hemminger shemminger at linux-foundation.org
Tue Nov 27 08:16:55 PST 2007


On Tue, 27 Nov 2007 19:12:11 +0300
Pavel Emelyanov <xemul at openvz.org> wrote:

> This hook is protected with the RCU, so simple
> 
> 	if (br_should_route_hook)
> 		br_should_route_hook(...)
> 
> is not enough on some architectures.
> 
> Use the rcu_dereference/rcu_assign_pointer in this case.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul at openvz.org>
> 
> ---
> 
> diff --git a/net/bridge/br_input.c b/net/bridge/br_input.c
> index 3cedd4e..b42b192 100644
> --- a/net/bridge/br_input.c
> +++ b/net/bridge/br_input.c
> @@ -122,6 +122,7 @@ static inline int is_link_local(const unsigned char *dest)
>  struct sk_buff *br_handle_frame(struct net_bridge_port *p, struct sk_buff *skb)
>  {
>  	const unsigned char *dest = eth_hdr(skb)->h_dest;
> +	typeof(br_should_route_hook) rhook;

Okay, but I don't like the typeof() magic. Resubmit with proper declartion.

-- 
Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at linux-foundation.org>


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