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Date:   Mon, 9 Mar 2020 15:18:18 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Ido Schimmel <>
Cc:,,,,,,, Ido Schimmel <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 2/6] net: sched: Add centralized RED flag

On Mon,  9 Mar 2020 20:34:59 +0200 Ido Schimmel wrote:
> From: Petr Machata <>
> The qdiscs RED, GRED, SFQ and CHOKE use different subsets of the same pool
> of global RED flags. Add a common function for all of these to validate
> that only supported flags are passed. In later patches this function will
> be extended with a check for flag compatibility / meaningfulness.
> Signed-off-by: Petr Machata <>
> Acked-by: Jiri Pirko <>
> Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <>

The commit message should mention this changes behavior of the kernel,
as the flags weren't validated, so buggy user space may start to see

The only flags which are validated today are the gRED per-vq ones, which
are a recent addition and were validated from day one.

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