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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, Danny Kukawka wrote:
> 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.

I have to send a new version anyway since I've accidently forgot to run
checkpatch.pl. Sorry.

Danny


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