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Date:	Tue, 09 Sep 2008 09:20:42 +0200
From:	Patrick McHardy <>
To:	Alexey Dobriyan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 17/33] netns ct: final init_net tweaks

Alexey Dobriyan wrote:
> Add checks for init_net to not create kmem caches twice and so on.
> Signed-off-by: Alexey Dobriyan <>
> diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c b/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
> index b55944e..52d0663 100644
> --- a/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
> +++ b/net/netfilter/nf_conntrack_core.c
> @@ -1016,7 +1016,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(nf_conntrack_flush);
>     supposed to kill the mall. */
>  void nf_conntrack_cleanup(struct net *net)
>  {
> -	rcu_assign_pointer(ip_ct_attach, NULL);
> +	if (net_eq(net, &init_net))
> +		rcu_assign_pointer(ip_ct_attach, NULL);

Having multiple of these net_eq checks per function (14 total) is
not a very nice way to do this. How about splitting the code into
a netns and a global part instead?
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