Re: [PATCH] backport: handle change in netdevice destructor usage

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On Mon, 2017-06-12 at 10:06 +0100, Arend van Spriel wrote:
> This patch deals with changes made in struct net_device by commit
> cf124db566e6 ("net: Fix inconsistent teardown and release of private
> netdev state."). This only looks for instances that need
> free_netdev() call, ie. struct net_device::needs_free_netdev == true.

I think we may need to worry about more kernel versions than just 4.12
here, since this stuff is getting backported, and then it would cause

I'm also considering simply removing the priv_destructor entirely from
mac80211, but I guess this would still apply to other drivers.


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