[ovs-dev] [PATCH net-next 3/3] nftables: Convert nft_hash to use generic rhashtable

Patrick McHardy kaber at trash.net
Fri Aug 1 14:12:28 UTC 2014


On 1. August 2014 14:49:01 GMT+01:00, Thomas Graf <tgraf at suug.ch> wrote:
>On 08/01/14 at 02:21pm, Nikolay Aleksandrov wrote:
>> Sorry for the late response but I just got around to check the 3rd
>patch now,
>> so my question about this fragment is: before nft_hash_remove() would
>free the
>> element after removal, but after this change I don't see where and
>when the
>> removed element would get freed ?
>
>You are right. Looking at this closer we were leaking references even
>before the change because it would not call nft_data_uninit() to
>release
>the data objects. So it should really just call
>nft_hash_elem_destroy().

No, the data uninit is performed by the set core. Just freeing it is fine.





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