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Date:   Wed, 15 May 2019 21:18:09 -0700
From:   Wei Wang <>
To:     David Ahern <>
Cc:     Martin Lau <>, Wei Wang <>,
        David Miller <>,
        "" <>,
        Mikael Magnusson <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ipv6: fix src addr routing with the exception table

On Wed, May 15, 2019 at 5:07 PM David Ahern <> wrote:
> On 5/15/19 6:03 PM, Wei Wang wrote:
> > Thanks Martin.
> > Changing __rt6_find_exception_xxx() might not be easy cause other
> > callers of this function does not really need to back off and use
> > another saddr.
> > And the validation of the result is a bit different for different callers.
> > What about add a new helper for the above 2 cases and just call that
> > from both places?
> Since this needs to be backported to stable releases, I would say
> simplest patch for that is best.
> I have changes queued for this area once net-next opens; I can look at
> consolidating as part of that.

Thanks David... In that case, I would prefer to stick with the current version.
Martin, what do you think?

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