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Date:	Sun, 16 Sep 2007 16:31:14 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [NETLINK]: Avoid pointer in netlink_run_queue

From: Herbert Xu <>
Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 20:09:30 +0800

> Hi Dave:
> [NETLINK]: Avoid pointer in netlink_run_queue
> I was looking at Patrick's fix to inet_diag and it occured
> to me that we're using a pointer argument to return values
> unnecessarily in netlink_run_queue.  Changing it to return
> the value will allow the compiler to generate better code
> since the value won't have to be memory-backed.
> Signed-off-by: Herbert Xu <>

Applied to net-2.6.24, thanks Herbert.
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