On 3/6/18 8:01 AM, Ido Schimmel wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 05, 2018 at 01:34:03PM -0800, David Ahern wrote:
>> ipv6_chk_addr_and_flags determines if an address is a local address. It
>> is called by ip6_route_info_create to validate a gateway address is not a
>> local address. It currently does not consider L3 domains and as a result
>> does not allow a route to be added in one VRF if the nexthop points to
>> an address in a second VRF. e.g.,
>>
>>     $ ip route add 2001:db8:1::/64 vrf r2 via 2001:db8:102::23
>>     Error: Invalid gateway address.
>>
>> where 2001:db8:102::23 is an address on an interface in vrf r1.
>>
>> Resolve by comparing the l3mdev for the passed in device and requiring an
>> l3mdev match with the device containing an address. The intent of checking
>> for an address on the specified device versus any device in the domain is
>> mantained by a new argument to skip the check between the passed in device
>> and the device with the address.
>>
>> Update the handful of users of ipv6_chk_addr with a NULL dev argument:
> 
> I see at least two callers from net/sctp/ipv6.c that pass a NULL
> argument, which means they only want an address check, but you pass
> 'false' to 'skip_dev_check'.

right. I think ipv6_chk_addr should be passing dev == NULL for the
skip_dev_check. Thanks for the review

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