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Date:   Sat, 25 Jan 2020 20:54:45 -0800
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <>
To:     David Ahern <>
Cc:     Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        David Ahern <>,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
        David Ahern <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next 03/12] net: Add IFLA_XDP_EGRESS for XDP programs
 in the egress path

On Sat, Jan 25, 2020 at 06:43:36PM -0700, David Ahern wrote:
> That said, Martin's comment throws a wrench in the goal: if the existing
> code does not enforce expected_attach_type then that option can not be
> used in which case I guess I have to go with a new program type
> (BPF_PROG_TYPE_XDP_EGRESS) which takes a new context (xdp_egress_md),
> has different return codes, etc.

This is acceptable risk. We did such thing in the past. The chances of
user space breakage are extremely low.

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