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Date:   Sun, 21 Apr 2019 10:40:06 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ipv6: Simplify rt6_qualify_for_ecmp

From: David Ahern <>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2019 08:49:01 -0700

> From: David Ahern <>
> After commit c7a1ce397ada ("ipv6: Change addrconf_f6i_alloc to use
> ip6_route_info_create"), the gateway is no longer filled in for fib6_nh
> structs in a prefix route. Accordingly, the RTF_ADDRCONF flag check can
> be dropped from the 'rt6_qualify_for_ecmp'.
> Further, RTF_DYNAMIC is only set in rt6_info instances, so it can be
> removed from the check as well.
> This reduces rt6_qualify_for_ecmp and the mlxsw version to just checking
> if the nexthop has a gateway which is the real indication of whether
> entries can be coalesced into a multipath route.
> Signed-off-by: David Ahern <>

Applied, thanks David.

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