[linux-next] LinuxNextTracking branch, master, updated. next-20121126

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Tue Nov 27 00:21:15 CET 2012


The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit b7eddd0b3950ea9dc863f1cbfa30d172dbf772f4
Author: Antonio Quartulli <ordex at autistici.org>
Date:   Sun Sep 9 10:46:46 2012 +0200

    batman-adv: prevent using any virtual device created on batman-adv as hard-interface
    
    Any virtual device created on top of a batman-adv mesh interface must be
    prevented to be used to create a new mesh network (this would lead to an
    unwanted batman-over-batman configuration)
    
    Signed-off-by: Antonio Quartulli <ordex at autistici.org>

diff --git a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
index 6b7a5d3..365ed74 100644
--- a/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
+++ b/net/batman-adv/hard-interface.c
@@ -59,6 +59,45 @@ out:
 	return hard_iface;
 }
 
+/**
+ * batadv_is_on_batman_iface - check if a device is a batman iface descendant
+ * @net_dev: the device to check
+ *
+ * If the user creates any virtual device on top of a batman-adv interface, it
+ * is important to prevent this new interface to be used to create a new mesh
+ * network (this behaviour would lead to a batman-over-batman configuration).
+ * This function recursively checks all the fathers of the device passed as
+ * argument looking for a batman-adv soft interface.
+ *
+ * Returns true if the device is descendant of a batman-adv mesh interface (or
+ * if it is a batman-adv interface itself), false otherwise
+ */
+static bool batadv_is_on_batman_iface(const struct net_device *net_dev)
+{
+	struct net_device *parent_dev;
+	bool ret;
+
+	/* check if this is a batman-adv mesh interface */
+	if (batadv_softif_is_valid(net_dev))
+		return true;
+
+	/* no more parents..stop recursion */
+	if (net_dev->iflink == net_dev->ifindex)
+		return false;
+
+	/* recurse over the parent device */
+	parent_dev = dev_get_by_index(&init_net, net_dev->iflink);
+	/* if we got a NULL parent_dev there is something broken.. */
+	if (WARN(!parent_dev, "Cannot find parent device"))
+		return false;
+
+	ret = batadv_is_on_batman_iface(parent_dev);
+
+	if (parent_dev)
+		dev_put(parent_dev);
+	return ret;
+}
+
 static int batadv_is_valid_iface(const struct net_device *net_dev)
 {
 	if (net_dev->flags & IFF_LOOPBACK)
@@ -71,7 +110,7 @@ static int batadv_is_valid_iface(const struct net_device *net_dev)
 		return 0;
 
 	/* no batman over batman */
-	if (batadv_softif_is_valid(net_dev))
+	if (batadv_is_on_batman_iface(net_dev))
 		return 0;
 
 	return 1;

-- 
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