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Date:	Fri, 8 May 2015 09:33:26 -0700
From:	Cong Wang <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
Cc:	Ying Xue <>, netdev <>,
	Herbert Xu <>,
	Pavel Emelyanov <>,
	David Miller <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	Thomas Graf <>,
	Nicolas Dichtel <>,
	Tom Herbert <>,
	James Chapman <>,
	Erik Hugne <>,,
	Simon Horman <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next 00/11] netns: don't switch namespace while
 creating kernel sockets

On Fri, May 8, 2015 at 4:07 AM, Eric W. Biederman <> wrote:
> I agree which is why my implementation of lock_network_namespaces below
> loops until there are no exiting network namespaces.

It is easy to have live lock since you keep dropping and acquire netns mutex
in a loop.
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