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Date: Sun, 01 Oct 2023 17:20:23 +0000
To: David Howells <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net v3] ipv4,
 ipv6: Fix handling of transhdrlen in __ip{,6}_append_data()


This patch was applied to netdev/net.git (main)
by David S. Miller <>:

On Thu, 21 Sep 2023 11:41:19 +0100 you wrote:
> Including the transhdrlen in length is a problem when the packet is
> partially filled (e.g. something like send(MSG_MORE) happened previously)
> when appending to an IPv4 or IPv6 packet as we don't want to repeat the
> transport header or account for it twice.  This can happen under some
> circumstances, such as splicing into an L2TP socket.
> The symptom observed is a warning in __ip6_append_data():
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [net,v3] ipv4, ipv6: Fix handling of transhdrlen in __ip{,6}_append_data()

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