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Date:	Tue, 2 Feb 2010 10:39:29 -0500
From:	Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>
To:	gerrit@....abdn.ac.uk
Cc:	davem@...emloft.net, dccp@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 02/86] dccp: revert buggy auto-loading of dccp module

On Tue, Feb 02, 2010 at 03:06:15PM -0000, gerrit@....abdn.ac.uk wrote:
> > --- a/net/dccp/probe.c
> > +++ b/net/dccp/probe.c
> > @@ -161,7 +161,8 @@ static __init int dccpprobe_init(void)
> >  	if (!proc_net_fops_create(&init_net, procname, S_IRUSR,
> > &dccpprobe_fops))
> >  		goto err0;
> >
> > -	ret = try_then_request_module((register_jprobe(&dccp_send_probe) == 0),
> > +	try_then_request_module(
> > +		((ret = register_jprobe(&dccp_send_probe)) == 0),
> >  					"dccp");
> >  	if (ret)
> >  		goto err1;
> 
> Apologies for the late response -- delays are sometimes possible due to
> day job. The only problem that I had with this patch was that it was
> apparently not tested, causing the described problems.
> 
> 
> > I've not tested it, but this should do it,
> > without re-breaking the silent dependency.
> 
> I will test it and get back to you until tomorrow morning (GMT),
> if it works I'll also push it out in the test tree.
> 
> Thanks a lot for getting back and devising a different route.
> 
Thanks, and apologies for being brusque.  I just didn't want to fix what is
clearly a problem in what you describe by rebreaking a previously seen problem.
I expect this should work just fine.  Let me know if it doesn't and I'll
resurrect my test bed here and take a look
Neil

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