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Date:   Fri, 15 Jan 2021 21:41:30 -0700
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Matteo Croce <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Hideaki YOSHIFUJI <>,
        Thomas Graf <>, David Ahern <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 0/2] ipv6: fixes for the multicast routes

On 1/15/21 4:12 PM, Matteo Croce wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2021 at 11:50 PM Jakub Kicinski <> wrote:
>> On Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:42:07 +0100 Matteo Croce wrote:
>>> From: Matteo Croce <>
>>> Fix two wrong flags in the IPv6 multicast routes created
>>> by the autoconf code.
>> Any chance for Fixes tags here?
> Right.
> For 1/2 I don't know exactly, that code was touched last time in
> 86872cb57925 ("[IPv6] route: FIB6 configuration using struct
> fib6_config"), but it was only refactored. Before 86872cb57925, it was
> pushed in the git import commit by Linus: 1da177e4c3f4
> ("Linux-2.6.12-rc2").
> BTW, according the history repo, it entered the tree in the 2.4.0
> import, so I'd say it's here since the beginning.
> While for 2/2 I'd say:
> Fixes: e8478e80e5a7 ("net/ipv6: Save route type in rt6_info")

As I recall (memory jogging from commit description) my patch only moved
the setting from ip6_route_info_create default to here.

The change is correct, just thinking it goes back beyond 4.16. If
someone has a system running a 4.14 or earlier kernel it should be easy
to know if this was the default prior.

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