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Date:   Mon, 7 Sep 2020 17:07:05 +0200
From:   Matthieu Baerts <matthieu.baerts@...sares.net>
To:     Geliang Tang <geliangtang@...il.com>
Cc:     Mat Martineau <mathew.j.martineau@...ux.intel.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        mptcp@...ts.01.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [MPTCP][PATCH net 1/2] mptcp: fix subflow's local_id issues

Hi Geliang,

On 07/09/2020 12:29, Geliang Tang wrote:
> In mptcp_pm_nl_get_local_id, skc_local is the same as msk_local, so it
> always return 0. Thus every subflow's local_id is 0. It's incorrect.
> 
> This patch fixed this issue.
> 
> Also, we need to ignore the zero address here, like 0.0.0.0 in IPv4. When
> we use the zero address as a local address, it means that we can use any
> one of the local addresses. The zero address is not a new address, we don't
> need to add it to PM, so this patch added a new function address_zero to
> check whether an address is the zero address, if it is, we ignore this
> address.

Thank you for this patch!

As any patch for -net, may you add a "Fixes:" tag please?

(Also, I don't know if it is normal but I didn't receive the cover-letter)

(...)

> diff --git a/net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c b/net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c
> index 2c208d2e65cd..dc2c57860d2d 100644
> --- a/net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c
> +++ b/net/mptcp/pm_netlink.c
> @@ -66,6 +66,19 @@ static bool addresses_equal(const struct mptcp_addr_info *a,
>   	return a->port == b->port;
>   }
>   
> +static bool address_zero(const struct mptcp_addr_info *addr)
> +{
> +	struct mptcp_addr_info zero;
> +
> +	memset(&zero, 0, sizeof(zero));
> +	zero.family = addr->family;
> +
> +	if (addresses_equal(addr, &zero, false))

Small detail: here you can simply have:

   return addresses_equal(addr, &zero, false);

Cheers,
Matt
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