Subject: Re: icmp_mtudisc(): refcnt issue?
To: Kevin Lahey <email@example.com>
From: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/08/1999 03:06:49
>> My question is, who makes sure that the entry is still there on
>> the call to icmp_mtudisc_timeout(), usually happens 10min later?
>> My imagination was that icmp_mtudisc() would increase reference count
>> on the route entry for that (by NOT calling rtfree()), but the
>> implemented behavior does not match my imagination. Could someone
>> let me know the trick? (or am I lucky?)
>The timeout call is associated with the route, so it gets deleted if
>the route gets deleted. That way, everything is fine, no matter what
>what the state of the routing table.
Hmm, rt_timer_remove_all() called from rtfree() does the trick.
Sorry I did not notice this. Thanks!