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Date:   Sun, 05 Jan 2020 14:25:31 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: dsa: Remove indirect function call for
 flow dissection

From: Florian Fainelli <>
Date: Thu,  2 Jan 2020 15:36:53 -0800

> We only need "static" information to be given for DSA flow dissection,
> so replace the expensive call to .flow_dissect() with an integer giving
> us the offset into the packet array of bytes that we must de-reference
> to obtain the protocol number. The overhead was alreayd available from
> the dsa_device_ops structure so use that directly.
> The presence of a flow_dissect callback used to indicate that the DSA
> tagger supported returning that information,we now encode this with a
> proto_off value of DSA_PROTO_OFF_UNPSEC if the tagger does not support
> providing that information yet.
> Signed-off-by: Florian Fainelli <>
> ---
> Changes since RFC:
> - use a constant instead of the "magic" -1
> - update all tag drivers and build test correctly

At the very least the typos need to be fixed, so marking this changes
requested in patchwork just FYI...

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