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Date:	Mon, 3 Dec 2012 09:28:55 -0800
From:	Jesse Gross <>
To:	Pablo Neira Ayuso <>
Cc:	David Miller <>,,, Ansis Atteka <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 3/7] ipv6: improve ipv6_find_hdr() to skip empty
 routing headers

On Mon, Dec 3, 2012 at 6:04 AM, Pablo Neira Ayuso <> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:35:45AM -0800, Jesse Gross wrote:
>> @@ -159,9 +162,10 @@ int ipv6_find_hdr(const struct sk_buff *skb, unsigned int *offset,
>>       }
>>       len = skb->len - start;
>> -     while (nexthdr != target) {
> If the offset is set as parameter via ipv6_find_hdr, we now are always
> entering the loop even if we found the target header we're looking
> for, before that didn't happen.
> Something seems wrong here to me.

If the target header is a routing header then you might still need to
continue searching because the first one that you see could be empty.
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