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Date:	Thu, 18 Sep 2008 16:36:33 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: clarify code intent

From: Mathieu Lacage <>
Date: Thu, 18 Sep 2008 10:07:48 -0700

> The attached patch hopefully clarifies the intent of the unix_bind
> function in net/unix/af_unix.c.

I've rejected this patch over and over in the past, and nothing
has happened to change my mind since then.

Subject: Re: [PATCH,TRIVIAL] AF_UNIX, accept() and addrlen
From: David Miller <>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2008 22:54:32 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Samuel Thibault <>
Date: Sat, 26 Apr 2008 02:44:45 +0100

> AF_UNIX: make unix_getname use sizeof(sunaddr->sun_family) instead of
> sizeof(short).
> Signed-off-by: Samuel Thibault <>

This is just syntactic masterbation, sa_family_t is typedef'd
"unsigned short".

No system on planet earth providing the BSD sockets API uses
anything other than uint16_t or unsigned short for this.

Sorry, I'm not applying this.
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