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Date:	Mon, 16 May 2016 13:48:23 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: remove bridge work

From: Vivien Didelot <>
Date: Fri, 13 May 2016 21:28:28 -0400

> Hi David,
> Vivien Didelot <> writes:
>> Now that the bridge code defers the switchdev port state setting, there
>> is no need to defer the port STP state change within the mv88e6xxx code.
>> Thus get rid of the driver's bridge work code.
>> This also fixes a race condition where the DSA layer assumes that the
>> bridge code already set the unbridged port's STP state to Disabled
>> before restoring the Forwarding state.
>> As a consequence, this also fixes the FDB flush for the unbridged port
>> which now correctly occurs during the Forwarding to Disabled transition.
>> Fixes: 0bc05d585d38 ("switchdev: allow caller to explicitly request attr_set as deferred")
>> Reported-by: Andrew Lunn <>
>> Signed-off-by: Vivien Didelot <>
> This patch doesn't apply to -net, only applies to net-next...
> How should I handle that, do I resend a patch for net-next with the good
> subject prefix, and a v2 for -net?

I applied this to net-next, thanks.

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