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Date:	Mon, 26 Nov 2007 23:46:25 +0800
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Patrick McHardy <>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Linux Netdev List <>
Subject: Re: [XFRM]: Fix leak of expired xfrm_states

On Mon, Nov 26, 2007 at 04:05:27PM +0100, Patrick McHardy wrote:
> This patch fixes a xfrm_state leak, which appears to be a
> regression from the reference count simplifications.

I was going to say this was a good find :)

But digging deeper it seems that it might not be a bug after
all.  Even though the ref count on x may now drop to zero, it
won't be freed until del_timer_sync returns which should be
sufficient, no?

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