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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:33:47 +0300
From:   Luca Coelho <>
To:     Kees Cook <>,
        Kalle Valo <>
Cc:     Johannes Berg <>,
        Emmanuel Grumbach <>,
        Intel Linux Wireless <>,
        Sara Sharon <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/wireless: iwlwifi/mvm: Convert timers to use

On Tue, 2017-10-24 at 02:29 -0700, Kees Cook wrote:
> In preparation for unconditionally passing the struct timer_list
> pointer to
> all timer callbacks, switch to using the new timer_setup() and
> from_timer()
> to pass the timer pointer explicitly.
> The RCU lifetime on baid_data is unclear, so this adds a direct copy
> of the
> rcu_ptr passed to the original callback. It may be possible to
> improve this
> to just use baid_data->mvm->baid_map[baid_data->baid] instead.
> Cc: Johannes Berg <>
> Cc: Emmanuel Grumbach <>
> Cc: Luca Coelho <>
> Cc: Intel Linux Wireless <>
> Cc: Kalle Valo <>
> Cc: Sara Sharon <>
> Cc:
> Cc:
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <>
> ---

Thanks, Kees.  I'm taking this for review on our internal tree.  If all
our checks pass, I'll apply it and it will reach the mainline following
our usual upstreaming process.


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