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Date:   Wed, 1 Jul 2020 12:58:43 +1000
From:   Herbert Xu <>
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
Cc:     Mathieu Desnoyers <>,
        David Miller <>,
        Linus Torvalds <>,
        LKML <>,
        netdev <>,
        Yuchung Cheng <>,
        Jonathan Rajotte-Julien <>
Subject: Re: [regression] TCP_MD5SIG on established sockets

On Tue, Jun 30, 2020 at 07:30:43PM -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> I made this clear in the changelog, do we want comments all over the places ?
> Do not get me wrong, we had this bug for years and suddenly this is a
> big deal...

I thought you were adding a new pair of smp_rmb/smp_wmb.  If they
already exist in the code then I agree it's not a big deal.  But
adding a new pair of bogus smp_Xmb's is bad for maintenance.

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