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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Re: test11-pre5
Dan Aloni wrote:
>
> On Tue, 14 Nov 2000, Jeff Garzik wrote:
>
> > Dan Aloni wrote:
> > >
> > > reason: Correct me if I'm wrong, but 3c501.c:init_module() calls
> > > net_init.c:register_netdev(&dev_3c501), which calls strchr(),
> > > {and might also,which might} dereference dev_3c501.name.
> >
> > There is no dereferencing involved, and therefore no problem.
>
> Well, at least I was alertive. Almost a bug fix ;-)
> Is there a special reason why dev->name is not a pointer?

IIRC, it made things easier when Alan (or others?) updated the ether=xxx
command line support..

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