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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 0/8] validate MAC address before call .ndo_set_mac_address
    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.


    Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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