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br_multicast: Replace rcu_assign_pointer() with RCU_INIT_POINTER()

Author: Andreea-Cristina Bernat <bernat.ada@gmail.com> The use of “rcu_assign_pointer()” is NULLing out the pointer. According to RCU_INIT_POINTER()’s block comment: “1. This use of RCU_INIT_POINTER() is NULLing out the pointer” it is better to use it instead of rcu_assign_pointer() because it has a smaller overhead. The following Coccinelle semantic patch was used: @@ @@ – rcu_assign_pointer + …

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