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Date:   Tue, 10 Dec 2019 17:33:49 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next] tcp: Cleanup duplicate initialization of

Date: Tue, 10 Dec 2019 02:41:48 +0000

> From: Kuniyuki Iwashima <>
> When a TCP socket is created, sk->sk_state is initialized twice as
> TCP_CLOSE in sock_init_data() and tcp_init_sock(). The tcp_init_sock() is
> always called after the sock_init_data(), so it is not necessary to update
> sk->sk_state in the tcp_init_sock().
> Before v2.1.8, the code of the two functions was in the inet_create(). In
> the patch of v2.1.8, the tcp_v4/v6_init_sock() were added and the code of
> initialization of sk->state was duplicated.
> Signed-off-by: Kuniyuki Iwashima <>

Applied, thanks.

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