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Date:   Mon, 5 Jul 2021 13:25:21 -0400
From:   Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@...atatu.com>
To:     Phil Sutter <phil@....cc>,
        Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [iproute PATCH] tc: u32: Fix key folding in sample option

On 2021-07-05 10:17 a.m., Phil Sutter wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2021 at 07:30:51PM +0100, Phil Sutter wrote:
>> In between Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, key folding for hash tables changed
>> in kernel space. When iproute2 dropped support for the older algorithm,
>> the wrong code was removed and kernel 2.4 folding method remained in
>> place. To get things functional for recent kernels again, restoring the
>> old code alone was not sufficient - additional byteorder fixes were
>> needed.
>>
>> While being at it, make use of ffs() and thereby align the code with how
>> kernel determines the shift width.
>>
>> Fixes: 267480f55383c ("Backout the 2.4 utsname hash patch.")
>> Signed-off-by: Phil Sutter <phil@....cc>
> 
> Seems this patch fell off the table? Or was there an objection I missed?
> 

None i am aware of. I did ACK the patch.

cheers,
jamal

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