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Date:   Tue, 1 Sep 2020 09:36:13 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Eric Dumazet <>
        Dave Marchevsky <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: diag: add workaround for inode truncation

On Tue, 1 Sep 2020 08:55:29 +0200 Eric Dumazet wrote:
> On 8/31/20 4:59 PM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > Dave reports that struct inet_diag_msg::idiag_inode is 32 bit,
> > while inode's type is unsigned long. This leads to truncation.
> > 
> > Since there is nothing we can do about the size of existing
> > fields - add a new attribute to carry 64 bit inode numbers.
> Last time I checked socket inode numbers were 32bit ?
> Is there a plan changing this ?

Ugh, you're right that appears to be a local patch :/ 

I should have checked, sorry for the noise.

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