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Date:	Fri, 26 Jan 2007 09:28:38 +0100
From:	Jarek Poplawski <>
To:	Masayuki Nakagawa <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] TCP: Replace __kfree_skb() with kfree_skb()

On 26-01-2007 04:37, Masayuki Nakagawa wrote:
> This patch simply replaces __kfree_skb() in exit path with kfree_skb().
> In tcp_rcv_state_process(), generally skbs should be destroyed only when
> the ref count is zero.
> That is the way things are supposed to be done in the kernel.
> This change might reveals a memory leak of skb.
> If it happens, it would be because someone doesn't deal with the skb properly.

So maybe for some time there should be added skb->users
test with a warning to reveal this?

Jarek P.
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