[ovs-dev] [PATCH] dpif-netdev: Initialize upcall->packet when queuing to userspace.

Ben Pfaff blp at nicira.com
Mon Aug 4 19:16:52 UTC 2014


On Fri, Aug 01, 2014 at 12:48:47PM -0700, Pravin Shelar wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 1, 2014 at 10:17 AM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> > On Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:48:10AM -0700, Pravin Shelar wrote:
> >> On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 10:37 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:
> >> > Pravin, the code in dpif-netdev.c modified by this patch is similar but
> >> > not identical on branch-2.3.  Do you have an idea whether differences
> >> > elsewhere in the tree make this safe on branch-2.3 without change?
> >> >
> >> I think same bug exist on 2.3. I do not know why it is safe on 2.3.
> >> Let me check code.
> >
> > Did you follow up on this?
> >
> 
> I did not get chance to look at the code yet, but in any case I think
> we should backport the patch to 2.3 to initialize all fields in struct
> ofpbuf.

OK, I sent out a backport:
        http://openvswitch.org/pipermail/dev/2014-August/043453.html



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