On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 03:21:26AM +0200, Andi Kleen wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 08:11:45PM +0200, Richard Guy Briggs wrote:
> > Hi again,
> > If this is an FAQ, can someone point me to the reasons that skb_push()
> > and skb_put() panic rather than dropping the skb and complaining in the
> > log?
> > If not, why does it do that?
> Because an overflow or underflow is always a bug in the code. If you're
> not sure if the skb has enough room you have to use *_expand_headroom and
...so checking for it is considered debugging code and thus, overhead
that need not be in a production system?
> Life would be so much easier if we could just look at the source code.
slainte mhath, RGB
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