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Subject[PATCH 6/7] net: core: maybe return -EEXIST in __dev_alloc_name
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If we're given format string with no %d, -EEXIST is a saner error code.

Signed-off-by: Rasmus Villemoes <linux@rasmusvillemoes.dk>
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net/core/dev.c | 2 +-
1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)

diff --git a/net/core/dev.c b/net/core/dev.c
index c0a92cf27566..7c08b4ca7b76 100644
--- a/net/core/dev.c
+++ b/net/core/dev.c
@@ -1104,7 +1104,7 @@ static int __dev_alloc_name(struct net *net, const char *name, char *buf)
* when the name is long and there isn't enough space left
* for the digits, or if all bits are used.
*/
- return -ENFILE;
+ return p ? -ENFILE : -EEXIST;
}

static int dev_alloc_name_ns(struct net *net,
--
2.11.0
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