[linux-next] LinuxNextTracking branch, master, updated. next-20160824

batman at open-mesh.org batman at open-mesh.org
Thu Aug 25 00:15:43 CEST 2016

The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit 6a51e09d8b5828698217ac4a04b97de1e5415978
Author: Sven Eckelmann <sven at narfation.org>
Date:   Fri Jul 15 17:39:26 2016 +0200

    batman-adv: Place kref_get for dat_entry near use
    It is hard to understand why the refcnt is increased when it isn't done
    near the actual place the new reference is used. So using kref_get right
    before the place which requires the reference and in the same function
    helps to avoid accidental problems caused by incorrect reference counting.
    Signed-off-by: Sven Eckelmann <sven at narfation.org>
    Signed-off-by: Marek Lindner <mareklindner at neomailbox.ch>
    Signed-off-by: Simon Wunderlich <sw at simonwunderlich.de>

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/distributed-arp-table.c b/net/batman-adv/distributed-arp-table.c
index b1cc8bf..059bc23 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/distributed-arp-table.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/distributed-arp-table.c
@@ -343,8 +343,8 @@ static void batadv_dat_entry_add(struct batadv_priv *bat_priv, __be32 ip,
 	ether_addr_copy(dat_entry->mac_addr, mac_addr);
 	dat_entry->last_update = jiffies;
-	kref_get(&dat_entry->refcount);
+	kref_get(&dat_entry->refcount);
 	hash_added = batadv_hash_add(bat_priv->dat.hash, batadv_compare_dat,
 				     batadv_hash_dat, dat_entry,


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