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Date:	Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:50:02 +0100
From:	Ben Hutchings <ben@...adent.org.uk>
To:	Roland Dreier <roland@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	stable@...r.kernel.org
Cc:	Roland Dreier <roland@...estorage.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3.19 and earlier] fib_rules: Fix dump_rules() not to
 exit early

On Mon, 2015-10-05 at 10:29 -0700, Roland Dreier wrote:
> From: Roland Dreier <roland@...estorage.com>
> 
> Backports of 41fc014332d9 ("fib_rules: fix fib rule dumps across
> multiple skbs") introduced a regression in "ip rule show" - it ends up
> dumping the first rule over and over and never exiting, because 3.19
> and earlier are missing commit 053c095a82cf ("netlink: make
> nlmsg_end() and genlmsg_end() void"), so fib_nl_fill_rule() ends up
> returning skb->len (i.e. > 0) in the success case.
> 
> Fix this by checking the return code for < 0 instead of != 0.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Roland Dreier <roland@...estorage.com>
> ---
> Hi, this is needed for all stable trees earlier than 4.0 that have
> picked up 41fc014332d9; so far looks like at least 3.10.y and 3.14.y
> have made such releases.
[...]

Thanks, I'm folding this into the backported patch in 3.2.

Ben.

-- 
Ben Hutchings
Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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