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Date:   Wed, 26 Aug 2020 08:28:57 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     aranea@...ah.de
Cc:     kuba@...nel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/2] veth: Initialize dev->perm_addr

From: Mira Ressel <aranea@...ah.de>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 15:20:00 +0000

> I'm setting the peer->perm_addr, which would otherwise be zero, to its
> dev_addr, which has been either generated randomly by the kernel or
> provided by userland in a netlink attribute.

Which by definition makes it not necessarily a "permanent address" and
therefore is subject to being different across boots, which is exactly
what you don't want to happen for automatic address generation.

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