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Date:	Mon, 03 Sep 2007 16:23:05 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	Al Viro <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] fix net_device leak in vlan

Al Viro wrote:
> In "[VLAN]: Move device registation to seperate function" (commit
> e89fe42cd03c8fd3686df82d8390a235717a66de), a pile of code got moved
> to register_vlan_dev(), including grabbing a reference to underlying
> device.  However, original dev_hold() had been left behind, so we
> leak a reference to net_device now...

Looks good, thanks for catching this.
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