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Date:	Thu, 7 Jun 2007 21:20:20 -0400 (EDT)
From:	James Morris <>
To:	Paul Moore <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] fix several unaligned kernel accesses in the CIPSO

On Thu, 7 Jun 2007, Paul Moore wrote:

> IPv4 options are not very well aligned within the packet and the format of a
> CIPSO option is even worse.  The result is that the CIPSO engine in the kernel
> does a few unaligned accesses when parsing and validating incoming packets with
> CIPSO options attached which generate error messages on certain alignment
> sensitive platforms.  This patch fixes this by marking these unaligned accesses
> with the get_unaliagned() macro.
> Signed-off-by: Paul Moore <>

Acked-by: James Morris <>

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