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Date:	Sun, 20 Jul 2008 18:17:02 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [GIT]: Networking

From: Linus Torvalds <>
Date: Sun, 20 Jul 2008 18:07:28 -0700 (PDT)

> This warning also seems to be new:
> 	net/ipv6/addrconf.c: In function ‘addrconf_add_linklocal’:
> 	net/ipv6/addrconf.c:2318: warning: unused variable ‘net’
> and looking at the code it's apparently because I'm not an optimistic 
> enough dad.
> But hey, if you had three pre-teenage girls, you might not be all that 
> optimistic either. So I think that's reasonable.
> Problem seems to have been introduced by 53b7997f ("ipv6 netns: Make 
> several "global" sysctl variables namespace aware")

Let's just expand the thing in the one spot it gets
referenced in.

Please apply, thanks.

ipv6: Fix warning in addrconf code.

Reported by Linus.

Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>

diff --git a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
index 580ae50..9f4fcce 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/addrconf.c
@@ -2315,12 +2315,11 @@ static void init_loopback(struct net_device *dev)
 static void addrconf_add_linklocal(struct inet6_dev *idev, struct in6_addr *addr)
 	struct inet6_ifaddr * ifp;
-	struct net *net = dev_net(idev->dev);
 	u32 addr_flags = IFA_F_PERMANENT;
 	if (idev->cnf.optimistic_dad &&
-	    !net->ipv6.devconf_all->forwarding)
+	    !dev_net(idev->dev)->ipv6.devconf_all->forwarding)
 		addr_flags |= IFA_F_OPTIMISTIC;

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