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Date:   Mon, 15 Oct 2018 12:27:47 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     Daniel Borkmann <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v2 0/8] sockmap integration for ktls

On Sat, Oct 13, 2018 at 02:45:55AM +0200, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> This work adds a generic sk_msg layer and converts both sockmap
> and later ktls over to make use of it as a common data structure
> for application data (similarly as sk_buff for network packets).
> With that in place the sk_msg framework spans accross ULP layer
> in the kernel and allows for introspection or filtering of L7
> data with the help of BPF programs operating on a common input
> context.
> In a second step, we enable the latter for ktls which was previously
> not possible, meaning, ktls and sk_msg verdict programs were
> mutually exclusive in the ULP layer which created challenges for
> the orchestrator when trying to apply TCP based policy, for
> example. Leveraging the prior consolidation we can finally overcome
> this limitation.
> Note, there's no change in behavior when ktls is not used in
> combination with BPF, and also no change in behavior for stand
> alone sockmap. The kselftest suites for ktls, sockmap and ktls
> with sockmap combined also runs through successfully. For further
> details please see individual patches.
> Thanks!
> v1 -> v2:
>   - Removed leftover comment spotted by Alexei
>   - Improved commit messages, rebase

Applied, Thanks

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