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Date:	Mon, 10 Mar 2014 09:57:34 +0800
From:	Gu Zheng <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: [PATCH] net: add a pre-check of net_ns in sk_change_net()

We do not need to switch the net_ns if the target net_ns the same
as the current one, so here we add a pre-check of net_ns to avoid
this as David suggested.

Signed-off-by: Gu Zheng <>
 include/net/sock.h |    8 ++++++--
 1 files changed, 6 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/net/sock.h b/include/net/sock.h
index 5c3f7c3..9678569 100644
--- a/include/net/sock.h
+++ b/include/net/sock.h
@@ -2252,8 +2252,12 @@ void sock_net_set(struct sock *sk, struct net *net)
 static inline void sk_change_net(struct sock *sk, struct net *net)
-	put_net(sock_net(sk));
-	sock_net_set(sk, hold_net(net));
+	struct net *current_net = sock_net(sk);
+	if (!net_eq(current_net, net)) {
+		put_net(current_net);
+		sock_net_set(sk, hold_net(net));
+	}
 static inline struct sock *skb_steal_sock(struct sk_buff *skb)

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