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Date:   Thu, 28 May 2020 16:49:29 -0600
From:   David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>,
        David Ahern <dsahern@...nel.org>
Cc:     Networking <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@...hat.com>,
        Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@...hat.com>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        john fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>, Martin Lau <kafai@...com>,
        Song Liu <songliubraving@...com>, Yonghong Song <yhs@...com>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 bpf-next 4/5] libbpf: Add SEC name for xdp programs
 attached to device map

On 5/28/20 1:04 AM, Andrii Nakryiko wrote:
>> diff --git a/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c b/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
>> index 5d60de6fd818..493909d5d3d3 100644
>> --- a/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
>> +++ b/tools/lib/bpf/libbpf.c
>> @@ -6657,6 +6657,8 @@ static const struct bpf_sec_def section_defs[] = {
>>                 .expected_attach_type = BPF_TRACE_ITER,
>>                 .is_attach_btf = true,
>>                 .attach_fn = attach_iter),
>> +       BPF_EAPROG_SEC("xdp_dm",                BPF_PROG_TYPE_XDP,
>> +                                               BPF_XDP_DEVMAP),
> 
> naming is hard and subjective, but does "dm" really associate with
> DEVMAP to you, rather than "direct message" or "direct memory" or

Yes it does b/c of the XDP context. Program name lengths being limited
to 15 characters makes me shorten all prefixes to leave some usable
characters for id'ing the program.


> something along those line? Is there any harm to call this
> "xdp_devmap"? It's still short enough, IMO.
> 

but for the SEC name, I switched it to xdp_devmap.

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