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Re: [PATCH v4 0/3] Fix {recv,send}{m}msg standard compliance (BZ#16919)

If no one has any more objection for these patches I plan to commit it.

On 21/04/2016 10:20, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
> Ping.
> On 06-04-2016 15:24, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>> Ping.
>> On 01-04-2016 10:51, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>>> Joseph,
>>> Besides the comment in first patch from the set do you have any more
>>> upcoming comments or regards about the changes?
>>> On 28-03-2016 11:33, Adhemerval Zanella wrote:
>>>>  1. Current sendmsg fix does not handle larger msg_control neither
>>>>     pads the cmsghdr associated.  The problem with this approach
>>>>     is to accomplish a complete fix it will require to allocate
>>>>     a limited buffer, copying the incoming struct and zero pad.
>>>>     Although it tend to work it also add some limitation of total
>>>>     msg_control length.
>>>>     The general usage for such facily is passing file descriptors
>>>>     and permissions between processes over unix sockets so it might
>>>>     be factible to use a large stack allocated buffer (1024, 2048
>>>>     or large) and return ENOMEM for larger buffers.
>>> This is the only remaining issue for bz16919 which this patch does
>>> not address directly, but I am intend to send an upcoming patch to
>>> get some discussion if the idea is the best approach.

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