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Date:   Wed, 15 Jul 2020 13:43:47 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Martin Varghese <>
        Martin Varghese <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] bareudp: Reverted support to enable & disable
 rx metadata collection

On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 08:42:40 +0530 Martin Varghese wrote:
> From: Martin Varghese <>
> The commit fe80536acf83 ("bareudp: Added attribute to enable & disable
> rx metadata collection") breaks the the original(5.7) default behavior of
> bareudp module to collect RX metadadata at the receive. It was added to
> avoid the crash at the kernel neighbour subsytem when packet with metadata
> from bareudp is processed. But it is no more needed as the
> commit 394de110a733 ("net: Added pointer check for
> dst->ops->neigh_lookup in dst_neigh_lookup_skb") solves this crash.
> Fixes: fe80536acf83 ("bareudp: Added attribute to enable & disable rx metadata collection")
> Signed-off-by: Martin Varghese <>

Looks like you didn't remove the mention of the RX_COLLECT_METADATA
flag from the documentation - is this intentional? 

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