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http://git.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=fb46990dba94866462e90623e183d02ec591cf8f
Commit:     fb46990dba94866462e90623e183d02ec591cf8f
Parent:     8b1cf0db2aced837fcd50072e81e32c5836a1ee1
Author:     Patrick McHardy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
AuthorDate: Wed Dec 5 01:23:41 2007 -0800
Committer:  David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
CommitDate: Mon Jan 28 14:56:08 2008 -0800

    [NETFILTER]: nf_queue: remove unnecessary hook existance check
    
    We hold a module reference for each queued packet, so the hook that
    queued the packet can't disappear. Also remove an obsolete  comment
    stating the opposite.
    
    Signed-off-by: Patrick McHardy <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
    Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
---
 net/netfilter/core.c     |    5 -----
 net/netfilter/nf_queue.c |   13 -------------
 2 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 18 deletions(-)

diff --git a/net/netfilter/core.c b/net/netfilter/core.c
index e6d3a69..6819a41 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/core.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/core.c
@@ -51,11 +51,6 @@ void nf_unregister_afinfo(struct nf_afinfo *afinfo)
 }
 EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(nf_unregister_afinfo);
 
-/* In this code, we can be waiting indefinitely for userspace to
- * service a packet if a hook returns NF_QUEUE.  We could keep a count
- * of skbuffs queued for userspace, and not deregister a hook unless
- * this is zero, but that sucks.  Now, we simply check when the
- * packets come back: if the hook is gone, the packet is discarded. */
 struct list_head nf_hooks[NPROTO][NF_MAX_HOOKS] __read_mostly;
 EXPORT_SYMBOL(nf_hooks);
 static DEFINE_MUTEX(nf_hook_mutex);
diff --git a/net/netfilter/nf_queue.c b/net/netfilter/nf_queue.c
index 81d010a..0bea88c 100644
--- a/net/netfilter/nf_queue.c
+++ b/net/netfilter/nf_queue.c
@@ -223,7 +223,6 @@ void nf_reinject(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nf_info *info,
                 unsigned int verdict)
 {
        struct list_head *elem = &info->elem->list;
-       struct list_head *i;
        struct nf_afinfo *afinfo;
 
        rcu_read_lock();
@@ -245,18 +244,6 @@ void nf_reinject(struct sk_buff *skb, struct nf_info *info,
        /* Drop reference to owner of hook which queued us. */
        module_put(info->elem->owner);
 
-       list_for_each_rcu(i, &nf_hooks[info->pf][info->hook]) {
-               if (i == elem)
-                       break;
-       }
-
-       if (i == &nf_hooks[info->pf][info->hook]) {
-               /* The module which sent it to userspace is gone. */
-               NFDEBUG("%s: module disappeared, dropping packet.\n",
-                       __FUNCTION__);
-               verdict = NF_DROP;
-       }
-
        /* Continue traversal iff userspace said ok... */
        if (verdict == NF_REPEAT) {
                elem = elem->prev;
-
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