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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/5] SLIP: Handle error codes from the TTY layer
On Tue, Jul 02, 2013 at 04:31:31PM +0100, Dean Jenkins wrote:
> It appears that SLIP does not handle error codes from the TTY layer.
> This will result in a malfunction because the remaining length of
> data will be corrupted by the negative error code values from the TTY
> layer.
>
> Therefore, add error code checks in sl_encaps() and sl_encaps_wakeup()
> to prevent the corruption of the sent data length.
>
> Note that SLIP is connectionless so on TTY error indicate that all data
> was sent. It seems SLIP does not return error codes to the network
> layer.
>
> Signed-off-by: Dean Jenkins <Dean_Jenkins@mentor.com>

Acked-by: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>


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