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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] xen/netback: Fix null-pointer access in netback_uevent

>>> On 31.05.10 at 09:37, "Jan Beulich" <JBeulich@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Furthermore, the backend creation patch also needs adjustment,

... path ...

> as it currently stores a non-NULL non-pointer value in be->netif if
> netif_alloc() fails. To require the sysfs path to use IS_ERR() on

... To *not* require ...

> be->netif, I think netif_alloc()'s result should be stored to a local 
> variable first and only written to be->netif when valid.

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