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Date:   Wed, 21 Jul 2021 09:27:31 -0700
From:   Florian Fainelli <>
To:     Vladimir Oltean <>,,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>
Cc:     Andrew Lunn <>,
        Vivien Didelot <>,
        Jiri Pirko <>,
        Ido Schimmel <>,
        Tobias Waldekranz <>,
        Roopa Prabhu <>,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,,
        Grygorii Strashko <>,
        Marek Behun <>,
        DENG Qingfang <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v6 net-next 6/7] net: bridge: guard the switchdev replay
 helpers against a NULL notifier block

On 7/21/21 9:24 AM, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> There is a desire to make the object and FDB replay helpers optional
> when moving them inside the bridge driver. For example a certain driver
> might not offload host MDBs and there is no case where the replay
> helpers would be of immediate use to it.
> So it would be nice if we could allow drivers to pass NULL pointers for
> the atomic and blocking notifier blocks, and the replay helpers to do
> nothing in that case.
> Signed-off-by: Vladimir Oltean <>

Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <>

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