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Date:   Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:00:13 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...dia.com>
Cc:     Moshe Shemesh <moshe@...lanox.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next RFC v4 01/15] devlink: Add reload action option
 to devlink reload command

On Tue, 15 Sep 2020 15:56:48 +0300 Moshe Shemesh wrote:
> On 9/15/2020 12:33 AM, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> >> +     if (err)
> >> +             return err;
> >> +
> >> +     WARN_ON(!actions_performed);
> >> +     msg = nlmsg_new(NLMSG_DEFAULT_SIZE, GFP_KERNEL);
> >> +     if (!msg)
> >> +             return -ENOMEM;
> >> +
> >> +     err = devlink_nl_reload_actions_performed_fill(msg, devlink, actions_performed,
> >> +                                                    DEVLINK_CMD_RELOAD, info->snd_portid,
> >> +                                                    info->snd_seq, 0);
> >> +     if (err) {
> >> +             nlmsg_free(msg);
> >> +             return err;
> >> +     }
> >> +
> >> +     return genlmsg_reply(msg, info);  
> > I think generating the reply may break existing users. Only generate
> > the reply if request contained DEVLINK_ATTR_RELOAD_ACTION (or any other
> > new attribute which existing users can't pass).  
> 
> OK, I can do that. But I update stats and generate devlink notification 
> anyway, that should fine, right ?

Yes, that should be fine.

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