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Date:	Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:38:09 -0700
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net, nhorman@...driver.com,
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Subject: Re: [patch net-next RFC 07/12] dsa: implement ndo_swdev_get_id

On Thu, 2014-08-21 at 18:19 +0200, Jiri Pirko wrote:
[...]
> --- a/net/dsa/slave.c
> +++ b/net/dsa/slave.c
> @@ -171,6 +171,19 @@ static int dsa_slave_ioctl(struct net_device *dev, struct ifreq *ifr, int cmd)
>  	return -EOPNOTSUPP;
>  }
>  
> +static int dsa_slave_swdev_get_id(struct net_device *dev,
> +				  struct netdev_phys_item_id *psid)
> +{
> +	struct dsa_slave_priv *p = netdev_priv(dev);
> +	struct dsa_switch *ds = p->parent;
> +	u64 tmp = (u64) ds;
> +
> +	/* TODO: add more sophisticated id generation */
> +	memcpy(&psid->id, &tmp, sizeof(tmp));
[...]

Right, you must not expose kernel addresses to userland.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
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