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Date:   Wed, 8 May 2019 09:41:59 +0800
From:   Hangbin Liu <>
To:     Miroslav Lichvar <>
Cc:     Richard Cochran <>,
        Jiri Benc <>,,
        David Miller <>,
        Patrick McHardy <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] macvlan: pass get_ts_info and SIOC[SG]HWTSTAMP
 ioctl to real device

On Tue, May 07, 2019 at 10:35:59AM +0200, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> On Mon, May 06, 2019 at 07:01:23AM -0700, Richard Cochran wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 25, 2019 at 09:40:06PM +0800, Hangbin Liu wrote:
> > > Would you please help have a look at it and see which way we should use?
> > > Drop SIOCSHWTSTAMP in container or add a filter on macvlan(maybe only in
> > > container)?
> > 
> > I vote for dropping SIOCSHWTSTAMP altogether.  Why?  Because the
> > filter idea means that the ioctl will magically succeed or fail, based
> > on the unknowable state of the container's host.
> That's a good point. I agree that SIOCSHWTSTAMP always failing would
> be a less surprising behavior than failing only with some specific
> configurations.

Thanks for the reply. As net-next is closed now. I will post the fix
to net branch after merging finished.


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