Re: [PATCH linux-next 3/4] macvlan: fix possible NULL pointer dereference in macvlan_dev_get_iflink

From: David Miller
Date: Tue Apr 14 2015 - 13:47:29 EST

From: Honggang LI <honli@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2015 23:32:39 +0800

> On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 04:26:27PM +0100, Patrick McHardy wrote:
>> That is completely useless. vlan (=netdev_priv) can not be NULL as
>> netdev_priv() never returns NULL and vlan->lowerdev is always valid
>> because a macvlan wouldn't make much sense otherwise.
> OK, please drop this patch.

That's not how this works.

When a patch series needs any chnages, you must make a fresh, new
complete submission of the entire patch series.
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