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Date:	Fri, 06 Aug 2010 14:49:01 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: convert to rcu_dereference_index_check()

From: "Paul E. McKenney" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Aug 2010 14:26:07 -0700

> At long last, the following is the final patch blocking acceptance
> of Arnd's sparse annotations for RCU.  It was itself blocked behind
> the definition of rcu_dereference_index_check(), which made it to
> mainline only just today.
> Would you be willing to ack this patch so that I can push it to -tip,
> along with Arnd's work and a bunch of other stuff?
>     net: convert to rcu_dereference_index_check()
>     The task_cls_classid() function applies rcu_dereference() to integers,
>     which does not work with the shiny new sparse-based checking in
>     rcu_dereference().  This commit therefore moves to the new RCU API
>     rcu_dereference_index_check().
>     Signed-off-by: Paul E. McKenney <>
>     Reviewed-by: Josh Triplett <>

You should of course wait for Herbert's ACK too, but for
the record:

Acked-by: David S. Miller <>

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