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

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On 13-06-17 22:59, Johannes Berg wrote:
> 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.
> Come to think of it, isn't this missing the part where we now call
> priv_destructor when registering fails or something?

Ah. I should have studied the patch better to see what behavioral
changes the commit imposed. So are you still considering the patch
despite the likely backport of commit cf124db566e6. I can do my homework
better and resubmit if needed.

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