[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "ipv6: setsockopt(IPIPPROTO_IPV6, IPV6_MINHOPCOUNT) forgot to" has been added to staging queue

Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski herton.krzesinski at canonical.com
Wed Dec 12 05:12:09 UTC 2012

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ipv6: setsockopt(IPIPPROTO_IPV6, IPV6_MINHOPCOUNT) forgot to

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.5.y.z tree, see



>From f79a14090d916807b64371b6fcbf710cc5efaefb Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 19:52:34 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] ipv6: setsockopt(IPIPPROTO_IPV6, IPV6_MINHOPCOUNT) forgot to
 set return value

commit d4596bad2a713fcd0def492b1960e6d899d5baa8 upstream.

Cc: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com>
Signed-off-by: Hannes Frederic Sowa <hannes at stressinduktion.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski <herton.krzesinski at canonical.com>
 net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c |    1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c b/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
index ba6d13d..e02faed 100644
--- a/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
+++ b/net/ipv6/ipv6_sockglue.c
@@ -827,6 +827,7 @@ pref_skip_coa:
 		if (val < 0 || val > 255)
 			goto e_inval;
 		np->min_hopcount = val;
+		retv = 0;
 		np->dontfrag = valbool;

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