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Date:	Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:37:52 +0200
From:	Sabrina Dubroca <sd@...asysnail.net>
To:	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes@...essinduktion.org>,
	Sabrina Dubroca <sd@...asysnail.net>
Subject: [PATCH net 0/3] macsec: reference counting fixes

Patch 1 adds explicit reference counting on RXSCs, instead of the
current implicit reference counting using the RXSA's refcount.

Patch 2 fixes possible kernel panics during module unload caused by an
RCU callback that schedules another RCU callback, which the
rcu_barrier() added in b196c22af5c3 ("macsec: add rcu_barrier() on
module exit") didn't protect against.

Patch 3 fixes a refcounting issue with the underlying device for a
macsec device when link creation fails.

Sabrina Dubroca (3):
  macsec: fix reference counting on RXSC in macsec_handle_frame
  macsec: RXSAs don't need to hold a reference on RXSCs
  macsec: fix negative refcnt on parent link

 drivers/net/macsec.c | 16 +++++++++++-----
 1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

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2.9.0

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