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Date:	Mon, 22 Jan 2007 13:39:40 +0100
From:	Thomas Graf <>
To:	Patrick McHardy <>
Cc:	Noriaki TAKAMIYA <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] [IPV6] fixed the size of the netlink message notified by inet6_rt_notify().

* Patrick McHardy <> 2007-01-17 13:33
> [NETLINK]: Don't BUG on undersized allocations
> Currently netlink users BUG when the allocated skb for an event
> notification is undersized. While this is certainly a kernel bug,
> its not critical and crashing the kernel is too drastic, especially
> when considering that these errors have appeared multiple times in
> the past and it BUGs even if no listeners are present.
> This patch replaces BUG by WARN_ON and changes the notification
> functions to inform potential listeners of undersized allocations
> using a unique error code (EMSGSIZE).

I perfectly agree, thanks a lot Patrick.
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