Re: [net-ipv4] question about arguments position

From: Gustavo A. R. Silva
Date: Thu May 04 2017 - 13:53:43 EST

Hi David,

Quoting David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

From: "Gustavo A. R. Silva" <garsilva@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 11:07:54 -0500

While looking into Coverity ID 1357474 I ran into the following piece
of code at net/ipv4/inet_diag.c:392:

Because it's been this way since at least 2005, it doesn't matter if
the order is correct or not. What's there is the locked in behavior
exposed to userspace and changing it will break things for people.

Oh, I see.

Thanks for clarifying
Gustavo A. R. Silva