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Date:   Sun, 25 Oct 2020 16:13:23 +0100
From:   Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>
To:     David Ahern <>, Hangbin Liu <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Alexei Starovoitov <>
Cc:     Martin KaFai Lau <>, Song Liu <>,
        Yonghong Song <>, David Miller <>,
        Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,,,
        Jiri Benc <>,
        Andrii Nakryiko <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2-next 3/5] lib: add libbpf support

David Ahern <> writes:

> On 10/22/20 9:38 PM, Hangbin Liu wrote:
>> Note: ip/ipvrf.c is not convert to use libbpf as it only encodes a few
>> instructions and load directly.
> for completeness, libbpf should be able to load a program from a buffer
> as well.

It can, but the particular use in ipvrf is just loading half a dozen
instructions defined inline in C - there's no object files, BTF or
anything. So why bother with going through libbpf in this case? The
actual attachment is using the existing code anyway...


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