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Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19

To: hadi@xxxxxxxxxx (jamal)
Subject: Re: ioctl SIOCGIFNETMASK: ip alias bug 2.4.9 and 2.2.19
From: kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Thu, 6 Sep 2001 19:11:40 +0400 (MSK DST)
Cc: linux-kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, ak@xxxxxx
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.4.30.0109051803500.11700-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> from "jamal" at Sep 5, 1 06:08:18 pm
Sender: owner-netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
Hello!

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

Wrong is that it stops to work if you do not fill ifr_data.
This field in write only in 4.3BSD and in Linux.

Alexey

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