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Date:	Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:26:44 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:	sri@...ibm.com
Cc:	yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH][IPv6]: Fix incorrect length check in rawv6_sendmsg()

From: Sridhar Samudrala <sri@...ibm.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2007 14:17:28 -0700

> The check for length in rawv6_sendmsg() is incorrect.
> As len is an unsigned int, (len < 0) will never be TRUE.
> I think checking for IPV6_MAXPLEN(65535) is better.
> 
> Is it possible to send ipv6 jumbo packets using raw
> sockets? If so, we can remove this check.

I don't see why such a limitation against jumbo would exist,
does anyone else?

Thanks for catching this Sridhar.  A good compiler should simply
fail to compile "if (x < 0)" when 'x' is an unsigned type, don't
you think :-)
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