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Date:	Fri, 17 Oct 2014 09:52:38 -0700
From:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
To:	David Laight <David.Laight@...LAB.COM>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net] ipv6: introduce tcp_v6_iif()

On Fri, 2014-10-17 at 16:26 +0000, David Laight wrote:
> From: Eric Dumazet
> > Commit 971f10eca186 ("tcp: better TCP_SKB_CB layout to reduce cache line
> > misses") added a regression for SO_BINDTODEVICE on IPv6.
> > 
> > This is because we still use inet6_iif() which expects that IP6 control
> > block is still at the beginning of skb->cb[]
> > 
> > This patch adds tcp_v6_iif() helper and uses it where necessary.
> > 
> > Because __inet6_lookup_skb() is used by TCP and DCCP, we add an iif
> > parameter to it.
> ...
> > diff --git a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
> > index cf2e45ab2fa4..831495529b82 100644
> > --- a/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
> > +++ b/net/ipv6/tcp_ipv6.c
> > @@ -424,6 +424,7 @@ static void tcp_v6_err(struct sk_buff *skb, struct inet6_skb_parm *opt,
> >  		if (sock_owned_by_user(sk))
> >  			goto out;
> > 
> > +		/* Note : We use inet6_iif() here, not tcp_v6_iif() */
> >  		req = inet6_csk_search_req(sk, &prev, th->dest, &hdr->daddr,
> >  					   &hdr->saddr, inet6_iif(skb));
> >  		if (!req)
> 
> That comment isn't particularly informative....

It is showing I considered this spot, and the right thing here is to use
inet6_iif()

The commit changelog will give to curious people the reasons.

Adding fat comments is superseded with good changelog.



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