On Mon, 2020-06-29 at 20:18 +0000, stran...@codeaurora.org wrote: > > Thanks Cong. Yes, removing the genl_bind()/genl_unbind() functions > eliminates the > potential for this deadlock. Adding Johannes here to comment on removing > these, > as the family->mcast_bind() capability added by commit c380d9a7afff > ("genetlink: pass multicast bind/unbind to families") would be lost.
I really don't remember what I/we added this for, but evidently we're not using this now, neither in-tree nor anywhere I could find in new not-yet-in-tree code (not a surprise, given the age, that would've landed in the tree long ago). So: Acked-by: Johannes Berg <johannes.b...@intel.com> johannes