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Date:	Sat, 28 Apr 2007 23:18:49 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [NETLINK] Don't attach callback to a going-away netlink socket

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Thu, 19 Apr 2007 12:13:51 +1000

> [NETLINK]: Kill CB only when socket is unused
> Since we can still receive packets until all references to the
> socket are gone, we don't need to kill the CB until that happens.
> This also aligns ourselves with the receive queue purging which
> happens at that point.
> Original patch by Pavel Emelianov who noticed this race condition.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Herbert, could you refresh this refinement to the current

Thanks a lot!
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