[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "net: fix *_DIAG_MAX constants" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Thu Apr 4 13:25:29 UTC 2013

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

    net: fix *_DIAG_MAX constants

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 c55d74e5038e641a709cda2044e0b145e71cb8cc Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Andrey Vagin <avagin at openvz.org>
Date: Thu, 21 Mar 2013 20:33:46 +0400
Subject: [PATCH] net: fix *_DIAG_MAX constants

commit ae5fc98728c8bbbd6d7cab0b9781671fc4419c1b upstream.

Follow the common pattern and define *_DIAG_MAX like:


Because everyone is used to do:

        struct nlattr *attrs[XXX_DIAG_MAX+1];

        nla_parse([...], XXX_DIAG_MAX, [...]

Reported-by: Thomas Graf <tgraf at suug.ch>
Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem at davemloft.net>
Cc: Pavel Emelyanov <xemul at parallels.com>
Cc: Eric Dumazet <edumazet at google.com>
Cc: "Paul E. McKenney" <paulmck at linux.vnet.ibm.com>
Cc: David Howells <dhowells at redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Andrey Vagin <avagin at openvz.org>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
[ luis: backport to 3.5:
  - fix unix_diag.h path
  - packet_diag.h does not exist ]
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 include/linux/unix_diag.h | 4 +++-
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/unix_diag.h b/include/linux/unix_diag.h
index b1d2bf1..0ff4d32 100644
--- a/include/linux/unix_diag.h
+++ b/include/linux/unix_diag.h
@@ -38,9 +38,11 @@ enum {


+#define UNIX_DIAG_MAX (__UNIX_DIAG_MAX - 1)
 struct unix_diag_vfs {
 	__u32	udiag_vfs_ino;
 	__u32	udiag_vfs_dev;

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