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Date:	Wed, 11 Apr 2007 22:23:17 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <herbert@...dor.apana.org.au>
To:	Rusty Russell <rusty@...tcorp.com.au>
Cc:	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@...ox.com>
Subject: Re: [NET]: Get rid of NETIF_F_INTERNAL_STATS

On Wed, Apr 11, 2007 at 10:15:51PM +1000, Rusty Russell wrote:
> 
> Actually, I did this precisely because I really didn't want to start
> exposing bogus stats in /proc/net/dev.  An audit might clarify if this
> is an actual issue.

Fair enough.  Still returning zeros when get_stats isn't available
would seem safe enough.  I wasn't able to find any drivers which
didn't have get_stats.

> > This also fixes a potential crash in those get_stats callers that
> > don't check for a NULL return value (e.g., /proc/net/dev).
> 
> Hmm, I thought it did that in my original patch?

Sorry, I was looking at the wrong tree.

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