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Date:   Tue, 29 Sep 2020 08:33:21 -0700
From:   David Ahern <dsahern@...il.com>
To:     Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@...el.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>, Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [iproute2-next v4 0/2] devlink: add flash update overwrite mask

On 9/9/20 3:28 PM, Jacob Keller wrote:
> This series implements the iproute2 side of the new
> DEVLINK_ATTR_FLASH_UPDATE_OVERWRITE_MASK.
> 
> This attribute is used to allow userspace to indicate what a device should
> do with various subsections of a flash component when updating. For example,
> a flash component might contain vital data such as the PCIe serial number or
> configuration fields such as settings that control device bootup.
> 
> The overwrite mask allows the user to specify what behavior they want when
> performing an update. If nothing is specified, then the update should
> preserve all vital fields and configuration.
> 
> By specifying "overwrite identifiers" the user requests that the flash
> update should overwrite any identifiers in the updated flash component with
> identifier values from the provided flash image.
> 
>   $devlink dev flash pci/0000:af:00.0 file flash_image.bin overwrite identifiers
> 
> By specifying "overwrite settings" the user requests that the flash update
> should overwrite any settings in the updated flash component with setting
> values from the provided flash image.
> 
>   $devlink dev flash pci/0000:af:00.0 file flash_image.bin overwrite settings
> 
> These options may be combined, in which case both subsections will be sent
> in the overwrite mask, resulting in a request to overwrite all settings and
> identifiers stored in the updated flash components.
> 
>   $devlink dev flash pci/0000:af:00.0 file flash_image.bin overwrite settings overwrite identifiers
> 
> Cc: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...lanox.com>
> Cc: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
> 
> Jacob Keller (2):
>   Update devlink header for overwrite mask attribute
>   devlink: support setting the overwrite mask
> 
>  devlink/devlink.c            | 48 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++--
>  include/uapi/linux/devlink.h | 27 ++++++++++++++++++++
>  2 files changed, 73 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)
> 
> 
> base-commit: ad34d5fadb0b4699b0fe136fc408685e26bb1b43
> 

Jacob:

Compile fails on Ubuntu 20.04:

devlink
    CC       devlink.o
In file included from devlink.c:29:
devlink.c: In function ‘flash_overwrite_section_get’:
../include/uapi/linux/devlink.h:249:42: warning: implicit declaration of
function ‘_BITUL’ [-Wimplicit-function-declaration]
  249 | #define DEVLINK_FLASH_OVERWRITE_SETTINGS
_BITUL(DEVLINK_FLASH_OVERWRITE_SETTINGS_BIT)
      |                                          ^~~~~~
devlink.c:1293:12: note: in expansion of macro
‘DEVLINK_FLASH_OVERWRITE_SETTINGS’
 1293 |   *mask |= DEVLINK_FLASH_OVERWRITE_SETTINGS;
      |            ^~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
    CC       mnlg.o
    LINK     devlink

I updated headers in -next; please redo the patch set and roll the cover
letter details in patch 2.

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