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Date:	Fri, 05 Sep 2008 11:55:44 -0400
From:	Brian Haley <>
To:	Julius Volz <>
CC:	Simon Horman <>,,,
	Malcolm Turnbull <>,
	Siim P├Áder <>,
	Vince Busam <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] ipvs: load balance ipv6 connections from a local

Julius Volz wrote:
>> -out:
>> -       __ip_vs_conn_put(cp);
>> -
>> -       return verdict;
>> +       snet.in6 = iph->saddr;
> I've always been told to use ipv6_addr_copy() for this. I'm not sure
> what the problem with the direct struct assignment is though... would
> be nice if someone could explain.

Because an in6_addr is a union of 4 u32's, which won't all be copied in 
a struct assignment.  That's the way I've always understood it.

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