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Date:   Wed, 13 May 2020 13:07:59 +0200
From:   Christoph Hellwig <>
Cc:, Ido Schimmel <>
Subject: [PATCH] net: ignore sock_from_file errors in __scm_install_fd

The code had historically been ignoring these errors, and my recent
refactoring changed that, which broke ssh in some setups.

Fixes: 2618d530dd8b ("net/scm: cleanup scm_detach_fds")
Reported-by: Ido Schimmel <>
Signed-off-by: Christoph Hellwig <>
 net/core/scm.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/core/scm.c b/net/core/scm.c
index a75cd637a71ff..875df1c2989db 100644
--- a/net/core/scm.c
+++ b/net/core/scm.c
@@ -307,7 +307,7 @@ static int __scm_install_fd(struct file *file, int __user *ufd, int o_flags)
 	fd_install(new_fd, get_file(file));
-	return error;
+	return 0;
 static int scm_max_fds(struct msghdr *msg)

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