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Date:	Thu, 22 May 2014 13:20:05 +0930
From:	David Newall <davidn@...idnewall.com>
To:	Bart De Schuymer <bdschuym@...dora.be>,
	Florian Westphal <fw@...len.de>,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
CC:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>,
	Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org,
	bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: Revert 462fb2af9788a82a534f8184abfde31574e1cfa0 (bridge : Sanitize
 skb before it enters the IP stack)

On 22/05/14 04:21, Bart De Schuymer wrote:
> There's no reason why they should overlap in the cb: it's 48 bytes 
> big, so big enough to hold both struct br_input_skb_cb and struct 
> inet_skb_parm.

No reason, aside from the math, I think.  Those 48 bytes appear to be 
used for 16 bytes of ip_options plus up to 40 bytes of options data, so 
we're using pretend-space; of which we'd need more to squeeze 
br_input_skb_cb in at the same time.

I hate opening a second can of worms, but, if I read this right, IPCB is 
quite, quite broken.


> As for your other remark: as I've said before, if you don't like 
> bridge-netfilter then don't compile it into your kernel.

That's not very helpful.  I could say, with just as much merit, that it 
should be marked deprecated (so that it's not compiled into distribution 
kernels) and you can compile it into yours.

What I dislike is that bridge-netfilter is faulty.
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