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Date:   Thu, 7 May 2020 13:44:00 +0200
From:   Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo@...filter.org>
To:     Edward Cree <ecree@...arflare.com>
Cc:     netfilter-devel@...r.kernel.org, davem@...emloft.net,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org, jiri@...nulli.us, kuba@...nel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net,v4] net: flow_offload: skip hw stats check for
 FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DONT_CARE

On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 11:38:24AM +0100, Edward Cree wrote:
> On 06/05/2020 19:34, Pablo Neira Ayuso wrote> -	} else if (act->hw_stats != FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DISABLED) {
> > +	} else if (act->hw_stats != FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DISABLED &&
> > +		   act->hw_stats != FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_DONT_CARE) {
> >  		NL_SET_ERR_MSG_MOD(extack, "Unsupported action HW stats type");
> >  		return -EOPNOTSUPP;
> >  	}
> FWIW my whole reason for suggesting DONT_CARE==0 in the first place
>  was so that drivers could just use it as a boolean, e.g.
>     if (act->hw_stats && !(act->hw_stats & FLOW_ACTION_HW_STATS_BLAH))
>         error("driver only supports BLAH stats");
>
> If you're not even doing that then the case for DONT_CARE == ~0 is
>  even stronger.

Could you point to what driver might have any problem with this update?

Thank you.

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