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Date:   Thu, 31 Aug 2017 16:45:37 -0700
From:   Dmitry Torokhov <>
To:     Kees Cook <>
Cc:     Thomas Gleixner <>,
        "Rafael J. Wysocki" <>,
        Pavel Machek <>, Len Brown <>,
        Greg Kroah-Hartman <>,
        Mike Marciniszyn <>,
        Dennis Dalessandro <>,
        Doug Ledford <>,
        Sean Hefty <>,
        Hal Rosenstock <>,
        Jeff Kirsher <>,
        "" <>,,
        "" <>,, netdev <>,
        lkml <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 31/31] timer: Switch to testing for .function instead of .data

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 4:29 PM, Kees Cook <> wrote:
> In several places, .data is checked for initialization to gate early
> calls to del_timer_sync(). Checking for .function is equally valid, so
> switch to this in all callers.

Not seeing the rest of patches it is unclear from the patch
description why this is needed/wanted.



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