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Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19

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Subject: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19
From: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2001 18:08:18 -0400 (EDT)
Cc: <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxx>, <kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Andi, Alexey,

Whats wrong with this patch (just a thought, not tested or even compiled)?

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--- devinet.c   2001/09/04 19:18:51     1.1
+++ devinet.c   2001/09/04 19:31:13
@@ -530,7 +530,7 @@

        if ((in_dev=__in_dev_get(dev)) != NULL) {
                for (ifap=&in_dev->ifa_list; (ifa=*ifap) != NULL;
ifap=&ifa->ifa_next)
-                       if (strcmp(ifr.ifr_name, ifa->ifa_label) == 0)
+                       if ((strcmp(ifr.ifr_name, ifa->ifa_label) == 0) ||
(sin->sin_addr.s_addr == ifa->ifa_address))
                                break;
        }
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cheers,
jamal



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