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Date:	Mon, 04 Jun 2007 13:40:55 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
To:	David Lamparter <lists@...c24.net>
Cc:	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>,
	Michael Wu <flamingice@...rmilk.net>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] cfg80211: fix signed macaddress in sysfs

On Mon, 2007-06-04 at 00:06 +0200, David Lamparter wrote:
> Fix signedness mixup making mac addresses show up strangely
> (like 00:11:22:33:44:ffffffaa) in /sys/class/ieee80211/*/macaddress.

Huh, my mistake, patch looks good. Do we care for this in .22 still?

Acked-by: Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>


> Signed-off-by: David Lamparter <equinox@...c24.net>
> ---
> 
>  net/wireless/sysfs.c |    2 +-
>  1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/net/wireless/sysfs.c b/net/wireless/sysfs.c
> index 7844be4..374d16d 100644
> --- a/net/wireless/sysfs.c
> +++ b/net/wireless/sysfs.c
> @@ -33,7 +33,7 @@ static ssize_t _show_permaddr(struct device *dev,
>                               struct device_attribute *attr,
>                               char *buf)
>  {
> -       char *addr = dev_to_rdev(dev)->wiphy.perm_addr;
> +       unsigned char *addr = dev_to_rdev(dev)->wiphy.perm_addr;
>  
>         return sprintf(buf, "%.2x:%.2x:%.2x:%.2x:%.2x:%.2x\n",
>                        addr[0], addr[1], addr[2], addr[3], addr[4], addr[5]);

This probably should also use MAC_FMT/MAC_ARG, hah. Oh well, I'll fix it
up later.

johannes

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