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Date:	Wed, 30 Jul 2008 12:53:44 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	Pavel Emelyanov <>
CC:	David Miller <>,
	Linux Netdev List <>,
	Netfilter Development Mailinglist 
Subject: Re: [PATCH] xt_hashlimit: fix race between htable_destroy and htable_gc

Pavel Emelyanov wrote:
> Deleting a timer with del_timer doesn't guarantee, that the
> timer function is not running at the moment of deletion. Thus
> in the xt_hashlimit case we can get into a ticklish situation
> when the htable_gc rearms the timer back and we'll actually
> delete an entry with a pending timer.
> Fix it with using del_timer_sync().
> AFAIK del_timer_sync checks for the timer to be pending by
> itself, so I remove the check.

Also applied, thanks.
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