Re: [PATCH 1/5] drivers/staging/rtl8712/rtl871x_mlme.c: eliminate anull pointer dereference
From: Dan Carpenter
Date: Sat Oct 29 2011 - 02:24:17 EST
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 08:05:52PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
> I believe it is. It probably does not matter as I have never hit an
> oops at this location.
You would only hit an Oops if you used a zero mac address for
Julia's patch is turning on some code that was never tested to make
it the common case. So it will be easy to see if it works or not
when it gets merged. ;P To me it could go either way, (the test is
reversed or the memcpy() could be removed).
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