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Date:	Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:38:21 +0200
From:	Christian Lamparter <>
To:	Andreea-Cristina Bernat <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] carl9170: tx: Replace rcu_assign_pointer() with RCU_INIT_POINTER()

On Wednesday, August 27, 2014 04:27:30 PM Andreea-Cristina Bernat wrote:
> According to RCU_INIT_POINTER()'s block comment 3.a, it can be used if
> "3.   The referenced data structure has already been exposed to readers either
> at compile time or via rcu_assign_pointer() -and-
>  a.   You have not made -any- reader-visible changes to this structure since
> then".
> [...]
> Signed-off-by: Andreea-Cristina Bernat <>
Acked-by: Christian Lamparter <>

[OT: John, will "carl9170: Remove redundant protection check" make it 
in the next round too?]

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