[linux-yocto] [PATCH yocto 4.12] add UDP patch to fix DHCP regression

Paul Gortmaker paul.gortmaker at windriver.com
Fri Dec 15 12:20:34 PST 2017


It turns out that unfortunately a fix found in 4.13.6 was overlooked
for addition to 4.12 because the "Fixes:" tag was newer than the
4.12 kernel.  However that doesn't allow for the fact that this fix
is a fix for a fix we backported to 4.12 already.  This is a corner
case I can script an audit for, going forward.

I have added it to the queue for the pending 4.12.18 release, but as
it actually causes breakage in real world use cases involving DHCP
and containers, would you please apply it across linux-yocto-4.12
now?  The copy that lands in 4.12.18 will be silenty and automatically
handled by git merge once I've released that tag for Yocto to use.

A big thanks to Jason Wessel who did the bisect to track this down
and apologies to anyone else who got impacted by this omission.


Paolo Abeni (1):
  udp: fix bcast packet reception

 net/ipv4/udp.c | 14 +++++---------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)


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