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Date:   Sun, 15 May 2022 19:28:58 -0700
From:   Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>
To:     Xin Long <lucien.xin@...il.com>
Cc:     network dev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Steffen Klassert <steffen.klassert@...unet.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 ipsec] xfrm: set dst dev to blackhole_netdev instead of
 loopback_dev in ifdown

On Sun, May 15, 2022 at 6:37 PM Xin Long <lucien.xin@...il.com> wrote:
>
> The global blackhole_netdev has replaced pernet loopback_dev to become the
> one given to the object that holds an netdev when ifdown in many places of
> ipv4 and ipv6 since commit 8d7017fd621d ("blackhole_netdev: use
> blackhole_netdev to invalidate dst entries").
>
> Especially after commit faab39f63c1f ("net: allow out-of-order netdev
> unregistration"), it's no longer safe to use loopback_dev that may be
> freed before other netdev.
>
> This patch is to set dst dev to blackhole_netdev instead of loopback_dev
> in ifdown.
>

Reviewed-by: Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>

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