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Date:   Mon, 16 Apr 2018 17:56:33 +0200
From:   Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi@...hat.com>
To:     "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] ipv6: remove unnecessary check in addrconf_prefix_rcv_add_addr()

> Remove unnecessary check on update_lft variable in
> addrconf_prefix_rcv_add_addr routine since it is always set to 0.
> Moreover remove update_lft re-initialization to 0
>
> Signed-off-by: Lorenzo Bianconi <lorenzo.bianconi@...hat.com>
> ---
>  net/ipv6/addrconf.c | 3 +--
>  1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 2 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> index dffa38004c13..b2c0175125db 100644
> --- a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> +++ b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
> @@ -2529,7 +2529,6 @@ int addrconf_prefix_rcv_add_addr(struct net *net, struct net_device *dev,
>                 if (IS_ERR_OR_NULL(ifp))
>                         return -1;
>
> -               update_lft = 0;
>                 create = 1;
>                 spin_lock_bh(&ifp->lock);
>                 ifp->flags |= IFA_F_MANAGETEMPADDR;
> @@ -2551,7 +2550,7 @@ int addrconf_prefix_rcv_add_addr(struct net *net, struct net_device *dev,
>                         stored_lft = ifp->valid_lft - (now - ifp->tstamp) / HZ;
>                 else
>                         stored_lft = 0;
> -               if (!update_lft && !create && stored_lft) {
> +               if (!create && stored_lft) {
>                         const u32 minimum_lft = min_t(u32,
>                                 stored_lft, MIN_VALID_LIFETIME);
>                         valid_lft = max(valid_lft, minimum_lft);
> --
> 2.14.3
>

I forgot 'net-next' tag in the subject. Dave should I send a v2?

Regards,
Lorenzo

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