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Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?

To: ak@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: IFF_PROMISC bug?
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 22:22:09 -0800 (PST)
Cc: jgarzik@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, linux-net@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: <20020213071933.A22699@wotan.suse.de>
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   From: Andi Kleen <ak@xxxxxxx>
   Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 07:19:33 +0100
   
   Turning on/off the flag virtually when the reference count is >0 would
   break compatibility so it is not done. 
   
Hmmm, I'm surprised this is being noticed now being that it
has behaved this way for... something like 4 years, perhaps
longer. :-)


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