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    "id": 457,
    "url": "https://patches.dpdk.org/api/patches/457/?format=api",
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        "url": "https://patches.dpdk.org/api/projects/1/?format=api",
        "name": "DPDK",
        "link_name": "dpdk",
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    "msgid": "<1411470497-10209-2-git-send-email-bruce.richardson@intel.com>",
    "date": "2014-09-23T11:08:13",
    "name": "[dpdk-dev,v2,1/5] mbuf: ensure next pointer is set to null on free",
    "commit_ref": null,
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    "state": "accepted",
    "archived": true,
    "hash": "d1d60f28c90d885157d0f4342bdaadadc1e2cc87",
    "submitter": {
        "id": 20,
        "url": "https://patches.dpdk.org/api/people/20/?format=api",
        "name": "Bruce Richardson",
        "email": "bruce.richardson@intel.com"
    },
    "delegate": null,
    "mbox": "https://patches.dpdk.org/patch/457/mbox/",
    "series": [],
    "comments": "https://patches.dpdk.org/api/patches/457/comments/",
    "check": "pending",
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    "tags": {},
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        "From": "Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>",
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        "Date": "Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:08:13 +0100",
        "List-Archive": "<http://dpdk.org/ml/archives/dev/>",
        "Subject": "[dpdk-dev] [PATCH v2 1/5] mbuf: ensure next pointer is set to null\n\ton free"
    },
    "content": "The receive functions for packets do not modify the next pointer so\nthe next pointer should always be cleared on mbuf free, just in case.\nThe slow-path TX needs to clear it, and the standard mbuf free function\nalso needs to clear it. Fast path TX does not handle chained mbufs so\nis unaffected\n\nChanges in V2:\n* None\n\nSigned-off-by: Bruce Richardson <bruce.richardson@intel.com>\n---\n lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h        | 4 +++-\n lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c | 1 +\n 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)",
    "diff": "diff --git a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h\nindex 1c6e115..8e27d2e 100644\n--- a/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h\n+++ b/lib/librte_mbuf/rte_mbuf.h\n@@ -682,8 +682,10 @@ __rte_pktmbuf_prefree_seg(struct rte_mbuf *m)\n static inline void __attribute__((always_inline))\n rte_pktmbuf_free_seg(struct rte_mbuf *m)\n {\n-\tif (likely(NULL != (m = __rte_pktmbuf_prefree_seg(m))))\n+\tif (likely(NULL != (m = __rte_pktmbuf_prefree_seg(m)))) {\n+\t\tm->next = NULL;\n \t\t__rte_mbuf_raw_free(m);\n+\t}\n }\n \n /**\ndiff --git a/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c b/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c\nindex a80cade..6f702b3 100644\n--- a/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c\n+++ b/lib/librte_pmd_ixgbe/ixgbe_rxtx.c\n@@ -145,6 +145,7 @@ ixgbe_tx_free_bufs(struct igb_tx_queue *txq)\n \t/* free buffers one at a time */\n \tif ((txq->txq_flags & (uint32_t)ETH_TXQ_FLAGS_NOREFCOUNT) != 0) {\n \t\tfor (i = 0; i < txq->tx_rs_thresh; ++i, ++txep) {\n+\t\t\ttxep->mbuf->next = NULL;\n \t\t\trte_mempool_put(txep->mbuf->pool, txep->mbuf);\n \t\t\ttxep->mbuf = NULL;\n \t\t}\n",
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        "dpdk-dev",
        "v2",
        "1/5"
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}