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Date:   Thu, 21 Oct 2021 09:37:42 -0700
From:   Kees Cook <>
To:     "Eric W. Biederman" <>
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        Oleg Nesterov <>,
        Al Viro <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 20/20] exit/r8188eu: Replace the macro thread_exit with a
 simple return 0

On Wed, Oct 20, 2021 at 12:44:06PM -0500, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> The macro thread_exit is called is at the end of functions started
> with kthread_run.  The code in kthread_run has arranged things so a
> kernel thread can just return and do_exit will be called.
> So just have rtw_cmd_thread and mp_xmit_packet_thread return instead
> of calling complete_and_exit.
> Signed-off-by: "Eric W. Biederman" <>

Reviewed-by: Kees Cook <>

Kees Cook

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