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Date:   Sat, 1 Aug 2020 20:48:10 -0700
From:   Alexei Starovoitov <alexei.starovoitov@...il.com>
To:     Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com>
Cc:     bpf <bpf@...r.kernel.org>,
        Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...com>,
        Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <andrii.nakryiko@...il.com>,
        Kernel Team <kernel-team@...com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 bpf-next 0/5] BPF link force-detach support

On Fri, Jul 31, 2020 at 11:29 AM Andrii Nakryiko <andriin@...com> wrote:
>
> This patch set adds new BPF link operation, LINK_DETACH, allowing processes
> with BPF link FD to force-detach it from respective BPF hook, similarly how
> BPF link is auto-detached when such BPF hook (e.g., cgroup, net_device, netns,
> etc) is removed. This facility allows admin to forcefully undo BPF link
> attachment, while process that created BPF link in the first place is left
> intact.
>
> Once force-detached, BPF link stays valid in the kernel as long as there is at
> least one FD open against it. It goes into defunct state, just like
> auto-detached BPF link.
>
> bpftool also got `link detach` command to allow triggering this in
> non-programmatic fashion.
>
> v1->v2:
> - improve error reporting in `bpftool link detach` (Song).

Applied. Thanks

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