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Date:	Thu, 8 May 2014 07:11:26 -0400
From:	Neil Horman <nhorman@...driver.com>
To:	Wang Weidong <wangweidong1@...wei.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich@...il.com>,
	Daniel Borkmann <dborkman@...hat.com>,
	linux-sctp@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] sctp: add a checking for
 sctp_sysctl_net_register

On Thu, May 08, 2014 at 03:55:05PM +0800, Wang Weidong wrote:
> When register_net_sysctl failed, we should free the
> sysctl_table while the net_namespace is not init_net.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Wang Weidong <wangweidong1@...wei.com>
> ---
>  net/sctp/sysctl.c | 5 +++++
>  1 file changed, 5 insertions(+)
> 
> diff --git a/net/sctp/sysctl.c b/net/sctp/sysctl.c
> index 844d2b0..4c17694 100644
> --- a/net/sctp/sysctl.c
> +++ b/net/sctp/sysctl.c
> @@ -450,6 +450,11 @@ int sctp_sysctl_net_register(struct net *net)
>  	}
>  
>  	net->sctp.sysctl_header = register_net_sysctl(net, "net/sctp", table);
> +	if (net->sctp.sysctl_header == NULL) {
> +		if (!net_eq(net, &init_net))
> +			kfree(table);
> +		return -ENOMEM;
> +	}
Sorry, we're not special casing this in 3 places.  Why not just revert the
origonal commit so that all the sysctl tables can be handled the same way
Neil

>  	return 0;
>  }
>  
> -- 
> 1.7.12
> 
> 
> 
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