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Date:   Tue, 3 Aug 2021 19:15:17 +0300
From:   Petko Manolov <petko.manolov@...sulko.com>
To:     Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@...il.com>
Cc:     netdev@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net,
        gregkh@...uxfoundation.org, Petko Manolov <petkan@...leusys.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 1/2] net: usb: pegasus: Check the return value of
 get_geristers() and friends;

On 21-08-03 18:46:36, Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> On 8/3/21 6:45 PM, Petko Manolov wrote:
> > On 21-08-03 18:28:55, Pavel Skripkin wrote:
> > > On 8/3/21 6:03 PM, Petko Manolov wrote:
> > > > From: Petko Manolov <petkan@...leusys.com>
> > > > > Certain call sites of get_geristers() did not do proper error
> > > handling.  This
> > > > could be a problem as get_geristers() typically return the data via pointer to a
> > > > buffer.  If an error occured the code is carelessly manipulating the wrong data.
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Petko Manolov <petkan@...leusys.com>
> > > 
> > > Hi, Petko!
> > > 
> > > This patch looks good to me, but I found few small mistakes
> > 
> > Yeah, the patch was never compiled.  Sorry about it.  v2 is coming up.
> > 
> 
> BTW: should this also go to stable with Fixes: 1da177e4c3f4
> ("Linux-2.6.12-rc2")?

Yeah, i think so.  Apparently the issues this patch fixes have not manifested
themselves very frequently.  Either that or nobody is using this driver now. :)

Anyway, the bugs are real and fixes going to the stable series is well
justified.  Thanks a bunch for the review.


cheers,
Petko

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