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Date:   Wed, 13 Jan 2021 08:23:54 +0000
From:   David Howells <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
        Baptiste Lepers <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] rxrpc: Call state should be read with READ_ONCE() under some circumstances

Jakub Kicinski <> wrote:

> On Tue, 12 Jan 2021 15:59:15 +0000 David Howells wrote:
> > From: Baptiste Lepers <>
> > 
> > The call state may be changed at any time by the data-ready routine in
> > response to received packets, so if the call state is to be read and acted
> > upon several times in a function, READ_ONCE() must be used unless the call
> > state lock is held.
> > 
> > As it happens, we used READ_ONCE() to read the state a few lines above the
> > unmarked read in rxrpc_input_data(), so use that value rather than
> > re-reading it.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Baptiste Lepers <>
> > Signed-off-by: David Howells <>
> Fixes: a158bdd3247b ("rxrpc: Fix call timeouts")
> maybe?

Ah, yes.  I missed there wasn't a Fixes line.  Can you add that one in, or do
I need to resubmit the patch?


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