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Date:   Fri, 11 Sep 2020 09:54:04 -0600
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Ido Schimmel <>
        Ido Schimmel <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next 09/22] rtnetlink: Add RTNH_F_TRAP flag

On 9/11/20 9:26 AM, Ido Schimmel wrote:
> Reworded to:
> "
> rtnetlink: Add RTNH_F_TRAP flag
> The flag indicates to user space that the nexthop is not programmed to
> forward packets in hardware, but rather to trap them to the CPU. This is
> needed, for example, when the MAC of the nexthop neighbour is not
> resolved and packets should reach the CPU to trigger neighbour
> resolution.
> The flag will be used in subsequent patches by netdevsim to test nexthop
> objects programming to device drivers and in the future by mlxsw as
> well.
> Signed-off-by: Ido Schimmel <>
> Reviewed-by: David Ahern <>
> "

works for me. thanks

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