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Date:   Mon, 13 Mar 2017 19:33:41 +0200
From:   Ido Schimmel <idosch@...sch.org>
To:     David Ahern <dsa@...ulusnetworks.com>
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        davem@...emloft.net, idosch@...lanox.com, mlxsw@...lanox.com,
        shm@...ulusnetworks.com, kuznet@....inr.ac.ru, jmorris@...ei.org,
        yoshfuji@...ux-ipv6.org, kaber@...sh.net, lorenzo@...gle.com,
        mateusz.bajorski@...ia.com
Subject: Re: [patch net-next 03/10] ipv4: fib_rules: Dump FIB rules when
 registering FIB notifier

On Mon, Mar 13, 2017 at 08:52:45AM -0600, David Ahern wrote:
> On 3/13/17 1:38 AM, Jiri Pirko wrote:
> > From: Ido Schimmel <idosch@...lanox.com>
> > 
> > In commit c3852ef7f2f8 ("ipv4: fib: Replay events when registering FIB
> > notifier") we dumped the FIB tables and replayed the events to the
> > passed notification block.
> > 
> > However, we merely sent a RULE_ADD notification in case custom rules
> > were in use. As explained in previous patches, this approach won't work
> > anymore. Instead, we should notify the caller about all the FIB rules
> > and let it act accordingly.
> > 
> > Upon registration to the FIB notification chain, replay a RULE_ADD
> > notification for each programmed FIB rule, custom or not. The integrity
> > of the dump is ensured by the mechanism introduced in the above
> > mentioned commit.
> > 
> > Prevent regressions by making sure current listeners correctly sanitize
> > the notified rules.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <idosch@...lanox.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
> > ---
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig           |  1 +
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/spectrum_router.c | 11 ++++++++++-
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/Kconfig                   |  2 +-
> >  drivers/net/ethernet/rocker/rocker_main.c             | 15 +++++++++++++--
> >  net/ipv4/fib_rules.c                                  | 19 ++++++++++++++++---
> >  5 files changed, 41 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-)
> > 
> > diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
> > index ef23eae..a549a89 100644
> > --- a/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
> > +++ b/drivers/net/ethernet/mellanox/mlxsw/Kconfig
> > @@ -73,6 +73,7 @@ config MLXSW_SWITCHX2
> >  config MLXSW_SPECTRUM
> >  	tristate "Mellanox Technologies Spectrum support"
> >  	depends on MLXSW_CORE && MLXSW_PCI && NET_SWITCHDEV && VLAN_8021Q
> > +	depends on IP_MULTIPLE_TABLES
> >  	depends on PSAMPLE || PSAMPLE=n
> >  	select PARMAN
> >  	default m
> 
> Why require multiple tables just b/c the h/w has the ability to support
> multiple tables?

No... I defined 'struct fib_rule_notifier_info' based on
CONFIG_IP_MULTIPLE_TABLES cause I thought it's needed for the embedded
'struct fib_rule', but now that I'm looking again I see that it's not
the case.

Will drop it. Thanks.

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