Patchwork [3.5.y.z,extended,stable] Patch "l2tp: Fix sendmsg() return value" has been added to staging queue

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Submitter Luis Henriques
Date June 24, 2013, 8:19 a.m.
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Luis Henriques - June 24, 2013, 8:19 a.m.
This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    l2tp: Fix sendmsg() return value

to the linux-3.5.y-queue branch of the 3.5.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.5.y-queue

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
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From 5ab8257aec8a32892875340fd646b40ff1f5fa55 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Guillaume Nault <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 16:07:36 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] l2tp: Fix sendmsg() return value

commit a6f79d0f26704214b5b702bbac525cb72997f984 upstream.

PPPoL2TP sockets should comply with the standard send*() return values
(i.e. return number of bytes sent instead of 0 upon success).

Signed-off-by: Guillaume Nault <>
Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Signed-off-by: Luis Henriques <>
 net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)



diff --git a/net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c b/net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c
index 42dfd0e..ea7e244 100644
--- a/net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c
+++ b/net/l2tp/l2tp_ppp.c
@@ -357,7 +357,7 @@  static int pppol2tp_sendmsg(struct kiocb *iocb, struct socket *sock, struct msgh

-	return error;
+	return total_len;