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Date:   Fri, 01 May 2020 11:33:06 -0700
From:   John Fastabend <>
To:     Stanislav Fomichev <>,,
        Stanislav Fomichev <>,
        John Fastabend <>,
        Martin KaFai Lau <>
Subject: RE: [PATCH bpf-next v3] bpf: bpf_{g,s}etsockopt for struct

Stanislav Fomichev wrote:
> Currently, bpf_getsockopt and bpf_setsockopt helpers operate on the
> 'struct bpf_sock_ops' context in BPF_PROG_TYPE_SOCK_OPS program.
> Let's generalize them and make them available for 'struct bpf_sock_addr'.
> That way, in the future, we can allow those helpers in more places.
> As an example, let's expose those 'struct bpf_sock_addr' based helpers to
> BPF_CGROUP_INET{4,6}_CONNECT hooks. That way we can override CC before the
> connection is made.
> v3:
> * Expose custom helpers for bpf_sock_addr context instead of doing
>   generic bpf_sock argument (as suggested by Daniel). Even with
>   try_socket_lock that doesn't sleep we have a problem where context sk
>   is already locked and socket lock is non-nestable.
> v2:
> Cc: John Fastabend <>
> Cc: Martin KaFai Lau <>
> Signed-off-by: Stanislav Fomichev <>
> ---

To bad we had to fall back to ctx here.

Acked-by: John Fastabend <>

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