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Date:   Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:02:03 -0500
From:   Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@...il.com>
To:     Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...ulusnetworks.com>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...ulusnetworks.com>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2] net: bridge: add STP xstats

Hi Nikolay,

On Tue, 10 Dec 2019 23:45:13 +0200, Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...ulusnetworks.com> wrote:
> > +	if (p) {
> > +		nla = nla_reserve_64bit(skb, BRIDGE_XSTATS_STP,
> > +					sizeof(p->stp_xstats),
> > +					BRIDGE_XSTATS_PAD);
> > +		if (!nla)
> > +			goto nla_put_failure;
> > +
> > +		memcpy(nla_data(nla), &p->stp_xstats, sizeof(p->stp_xstats));
> 
> You need to take the STP lock here to get a proper snapshot of the values.

Good catch! I see a br->multicast_lock but no br->stp_lock. Is this what
you expect?

    spin_lock_bh(&br->lock);
    memcpy(nla_data(nla), &p->stp_xstats, sizeof(p->stp_xstats));
    spin_unlock_bh(&br->lock);


Thanks,

	Vivien

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