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Date:	Mon, 08 Sep 2014 16:17:27 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <>
To:	Willem de Bruijn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] inet: remove dead inetpeer sequence code

On Mon, 2014-09-08 at 19:08 -0400, Willem de Bruijn wrote:
> inetpeer sequence numbers are no longer incremented, so no need to
> check and flush the tree. The function that increments the sequence
> number was already dead code and removed in in "ipv4: remove unused
> function" (068a6e18). Remove the code that checks for a change, too.
> Verifying that v4_seq and v6_seq are never incremented and thus that
> flush_check compares bp->flush_seq to 0 is trivial.
> The second part of the change removes flush_check completely even
> though bp->flush_seq is exactly !0 once, at initialization. This
> change is correct because the time this branch is true is when
> bp->root == peer_avl_empty_rcu, in which the branch and
> inetpeer_invalidate_tree are a NOOP.
> Signed-off-by: Willem de Bruijn <>
> ---

Acked-by: Eric Dumazet <>

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