[ 3.5.y.z extended stable ] Patch "sctp: don't break the loop while meeting the active_path so" has been added to staging queue

Luis Henriques luis.henriques at canonical.com
Mon Mar 25 18:03:52 UTC 2013

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

    sctp: don't break the loop while meeting the active_path so

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 435ec12dfa8855372d4ae079c25295e889d1cd96 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Xufeng Zhang <xufeng.zhang at windriver.com>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2013 21:39:37 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] sctp: don't break the loop while meeting the active_path so
 as to find the matched transport

commit 2317f449af30073cfa6ec8352e4a65a89e357bdd upstream.

sctp_assoc_lookup_tsn() function searchs which transport a certain TSN
was sent on, if not found in the active_path transport, then go search
all the other transports in the peer's transport_addr_list, however, we
should continue to the next entry rather than break the loop when meet
the active_path transport.

Signed-off-by: Xufeng Zhang <xufeng.zhang at windriver.com>
Acked-by: Neil Horman <nhorman at tuxdriver.com>
Acked-by: Vlad Yasevich <vyasevich at gmail.com>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem at davemloft.net>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <luis.henriques at canonical.com>
 net/sctp/associola.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/sctp/associola.c b/net/sctp/associola.c
index b16517e..a4bfaa1 100644
--- a/net/sctp/associola.c
+++ b/net/sctp/associola.c
@@ -1051,7 +1051,7 @@ struct sctp_transport *sctp_assoc_lookup_tsn(struct sctp_association *asoc,
 			transports) {

 		if (transport == active)
-			break;
+			continue;
 		list_for_each_entry(chunk, &transport->transmitted,
 				transmitted_list) {
 			if (key == chunk->subh.data_hdr->tsn) {

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