[PATCH net-next 0/5] Introduce net_rwsem to protect net_namespace_list

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Thu Mar 29 17:48:14 UTC 2018

From: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai at virtuozzo.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2018 19:20:23 +0300

> The series introduces fine grained rw_semaphore, which will be used
> instead of rtnl_lock() to protect net_namespace_list.
> This improves scalability and allows to do non-exclusive sleepable
> iteration for_each_net(), which is enough for most cases.
> scripts/get_maintainer.pl gives enormous list of people, and I add
> all to CC.
> Note, that this patch is independent of "Close race between
> {un, }register_netdevice_notifier and pernet_operations":
> https://patchwork.ozlabs.org/project/netdev/list/?series=36495
> Signed-off-by: Kirill Tkhai <ktkhai at virtuozzo.com>

Great stuff!

Series applied, thanks!
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