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Date:   Sat, 12 Dec 2020 19:43:10 -0800
From:   Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@...il.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, bridge@...ts.linux-foundation.org,
        Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...dia.com>,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay@...dia.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:     DENG Qingfang <dqfext@...il.com>,
        Tobias Waldekranz <tobias@...dekranz.com>,
        Marek Behun <marek.behun@....cz>,
        Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Alexandra Winter <wintera@...ux.ibm.com>,
        Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>,
        Ido Schimmel <idosch@...sch.org>,
        Claudiu Manoil <claudiu.manoil@....com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 2/6] net: dsa: don't use
 switchdev_notifier_fdb_info in dsa_switchdev_event_work



On 12/12/2020 6:40 PM, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> Currently DSA doesn't add FDB entries on the CPU port, because it only
> does so through switchdev, which is associated with a net_device, and
> there are none of those for the CPU port.
> 
> But actually FDB addresses on the CPU port have some use cases of their
> own, if the switchdev operations are initiated from within the DSA
> layer. There is just one problem with the existing code: it passes a
> structure in dsa_switchdev_event_work which was retrieved directly from
> switchdev, so it contains a net_device. We need to generalize the
> contents to something that covers the CPU port as well: the "ds, port"
> tuple is fine for that.
> 
> Note that the new procedure for notifying the successful FDB offload is
> inspired from the rocker model.
> 
> Also, nothing was being done if added_by_user was false. Let's check for
> that a lot earlier, and don't actually bother to schedule the worker
> for nothing.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <vladimir.oltean@....com>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
-- 
Florian

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