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Date:   Fri, 2 Sep 2016 10:08:43 -0600
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Mark Tomlinson <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net: Don't delete routes in different VRFs

On 9/1/16 11:26 PM, Mark Tomlinson wrote:
> When deleting an IP address from an interface, there is a clean-up of
> routes which refer to this local address. However, there was no check to
> see that the VRF matched. This meant that deletion wasn't confined to
> the VRF it should have been.
> To solve this, a new field has been added to fib_info to hold a table
> id. When removing fib entries corresponding to a local ip address, this
> table id is also used in the comparison.
> The table id is populated when the fib_info is created. This was already
> done in some places, but not in ip_rt_ioctl(). This has now been fixed.

The best fixes tag is:
Fixes: 021dd3b8a142 ("net: Add routes to the table associated with the device")

> Signed-off-by: Mark Tomlinson <>
> ---
>  include/net/ip_fib.h     | 3 ++-
>  net/ipv4/fib_frontend.c  | 3 ++-
>  net/ipv4/fib_semantics.c | 8 ++++++--
>  3 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)

Acked-by: David Ahern <>
Tested-by: David Ahern <>

Mark: send a v2 with the Fixes tag and my acked-by and tested-by.

Thanks for the patch.

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