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Date:   Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:19:54 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v2 07/11] bpf: offload: keep the offload state

On Tue, Jul 17, 2018 at 10:53:25AM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> Create a higher-level entity to represent a device/ASIC to allow
> programs and maps to be shared between device ports.  The extra
> work is required to make sure we don't destroy BPF objects as
> soon as the netdev for which they were loaded gets destroyed,
> as other ports may still be using them.  When netdev goes away
> all of its BPF objects will be moved to other netdevs of the
> device, and only destroyed when last netdev is unregistered.
> Signed-off-by: Jakub Kicinski <>
> Reviewed-by: Quentin Monnet <>

the moving logic is a bit odd, but I don't have better suggestions.

For the whole patch set:
Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <>

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