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Date:   Wed, 25 Oct 2017 08:33:47 +0300
From:   Luca Coelho <luca@...lho.fi>
To:     Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>,
        Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
Cc:     Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@...el.com>,
        Emmanuel Grumbach <emmanuel.grumbach@...el.com>,
        Intel Linux Wireless <linuxwifi@...el.com>,
        Sara Sharon <sara.sharon@...el.com>,
        linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] drivers/wireless: iwlwifi/mvm: Convert timers to use
 timer_setup()

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 <johannes.berg@...el.com>
> Cc: Emmanuel Grumbach <emmanuel.grumbach@...el.com>
> Cc: Luca Coelho <luciano.coelho@...el.com>
> Cc: Intel Linux Wireless <linuxwifi@...el.com>
> Cc: Kalle Valo <kvalo@...eaurora.org>
> Cc: Sara Sharon <sara.sharon@...el.com>
> Cc: linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org
> Cc: netdev@...r.kernel.org
> Signed-off-by: Kees Cook <keescook@...omium.org>
> ---

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.

--
Cheers,
Luca.

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