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Date:	Sat, 15 Nov 2008 10:43:09 -0800
From:	Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>
To:	Eric Dumazet <dada1@...mosbay.com>
Cc:	stable@...nel.org, "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [stable] [BUG] net: fix /proc/net/snmp as memory corruptor

On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 09:37:27AM +0100, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> Greg KH a écrit :
>> On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 06:25:33AM +0100, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>>> Greg KH a écrit :
>>>> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 06:08:48AM +0100, Eric Dumazet wrote:
>>>>> Hello Greg
>>>>>
>>>>> A patch was submited about /proc/net/snmp being a memory corruptor and 
>>>>> not SMP safe
>>>>>
>>>>> (commit b971e7ac834e9f4bda96d5a96ae9abccd01c1dd8)
>>>>>
>>>>> These bugs are present on 2.6.26 & 2.6.27.
>>>> I looking at this, it doesn't seem to apply at all to the .27 tree.  If
>>>> David doesn't object, care to backport it there and send it to
>>>> stable@...nel.org?
>>> Strange... I just tried to apply patch on top of a fresh linux-2.6.27.6 
>>> tree and got no error
>>>
>>> # patch -p1 < /tmp/icmp_snmp.patch
>>> patching file net/ipv4/proc.c
>>> #
>> I've attached the patch I tried to apply below.  It fails with:
>> 	$ patch -p1 --dry-run < 
>> ../net-fix-proc-net-snmp-as-memory-corruptor.patch 	patching file 
>> net/ipv4/proc.c
>> 	Hunk #1 FAILED at 237.
>> 	1 out of 1 hunk FAILED -- saving rejects to file net/ipv4/proc.c.rej
>> Any thoughts?
>> thanks,
>> greg k-h
>
> Yes, you lost all the '\' character in "\n" sequences... Also one missing 
> ":" at the end of one line
>
> I dont know how you did it :)

Oh crap, that's my fault.  I hate bash at times, I'm using a script to
copy changesets and format them in the way that works for the stable
tree.  I need to switch it to perl so these things don't happen :(

In looking closer, I also messed up on some other patches in this -rc1,
I need to redo the whole thing.  Ugh.

Thanks for pointing this out, I'll fix it up.

greg k-h
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