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Date:   Tue, 17 Sep 2019 11:02:29 +0200
From:   Steffen Klassert <>
To:     Xin Long <>
CC:     network dev <>, <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 ipsec-next] xfrm: remove the unnecessary .net_exit for

On Mon, Sep 09, 2019 at 04:30:10PM +0800, Xin Long wrote:
> The xfrm_if(s) on each netns can be deleted when its xfrmi dev is
> deleted. xfrmi dev's removal can happen when:
>   a. netns is being removed and all xfrmi devs will be deleted.
>   b. rtnl_link_unregister(&xfrmi_link_ops) in xfrmi_fini() when
>      xfrm_interface.ko is being unloaded.
> So there's no need to use xfrmi_exit_net() to clean any xfrm_if up.
> v1->v2:
>   - Fix some changelog.
> Signed-off-by: Xin Long <>

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