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net/openvswitch/flow.c: Replace rcu_dereference() with rcu_access_pointer()

Author: Andreea-Cristina Bernat <bernat.ada@gmail.com> The “rcu_dereference()” call is used directly in a condition. Since its return value is never dereferenced it is recommended to use “rcu_access_pointer()” instead of “rcu_dereference()”. Therefore, this patch makes the replacement. The following Coccinelle semantic patch was used: @@ @@ ( if( ()) {…} | while( ()) {…} ) Signed-off-by: Andreea-Cristina …

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