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Re: [PATCH][NET] Convert init_timer into setup_timer [message #23142 is a reply to message #23140] Tue, 13 November 2007 13:34 Go to previous messageGo to previous message
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From: Pavel Emelyanov <>
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 16:10:03 +0300

> Many-many code in the kernel initialized the timer->function 
> and  timer->data together with calling init_timer(timer). There 
> is already a helper for this. Use it for networking code.
> The patch is HUGE, but makes the code 130 lines shorter 
> (98 insertions(+), 228 deletions(-)).
> Signed-off-by: Pavel Emelyanov <>

I have no objection to this patch, but it is 2.6.25
material for sure.
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