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SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] validate MAC address before call .ndo_set_mac_address
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On Mittwoch, 29. Februar 2012, you wrote:
> On Wed, 2012-02-29 at 16:42 +0100, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> > Validate the given MAC address directly in dev_set_mac_address()
> > if a .ndo_validate_addr function is available before calling
> > the .ndo_set_mac_address function.
> >
> > Changed .ndo_validate_addr to take a second parameter containing
> > a sockaddr struct to be checked instead of the net_device dev_addr.
> > The behaviour of .ndo_validate_addr is now: if the second parameter
> > is NULL the net_device->dev_addr gets validate, if != NULL
> > the given parameter/sockaddr gets validated instead.
> >
> > This patch series include adaptations for some drivers which
> > use .ndo_set_mac_address functions directly - to prevent double
> > checks and to enable validations via .ndo_validate_addr.
>
> [...]
>
> You have to do this as a single patch. The kernel and drivers should
> still build at each stage.

Okay. In this case only patch 1 and 2 needs to be merged into one commit/patch
since the other will even work with out patch one or two. I will send a new
version of the series as soon as I get more comments on the content.

Danny


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