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Date:	Wed, 15 Aug 2012 04:11:54 -0400
From:	Jamal Hadi Salim <>
To:	"Eric W. Biederman" <>
	David Miller <>,
	Serge Hallyn <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 15/21] net sched: Pass the skb into change so it can
 access NETLINK_CB

On Mon, 2012-08-13 at 13:18 -0700, Eric W. Biederman wrote:
> From: "Eric W. Biederman" <>
> cls_flow.c plays with uids and gids.  Unless I misread that
> code it is possible for classifiers to depend on the specific uid and
> gid values.  Therefore I need to know the user namespace of the
> netlink socket that is installing the packet classifiers.  Pass
> in the rtnetlink skb so I can access the NETLINK_CB of the passed
> packet.  In particular I want access to sk_user_ns(NETLINK_CB(in_skb).ssk).
> Pass in not the user namespace but the incomming rtnetlink skb into
> the the classifier change routines as that is generally the more useful
> parameter.
> Cc: Jamal Hadi Salim <>
> Acked-by: Serge Hallyn <>
> Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <>

Acked-by: Jamal Hadi Salim <>


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