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Date:   Tue, 9 Aug 2022 11:50:05 +0200
From:   Jiri Pirko <>
To:     Jacob Keller <>
Cc:, Jonathan Corbet <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        David Ahern <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>
Subject: Re: [RFC iproute2 0/6] devlink: add policy check for all attributes

Sat, Aug 06, 2022 at 01:41:49AM CEST, wrote:
>This series implements code to check the kernel policy for the devlink
>commands to determine whether or not attributes are supported before adding
>them to netlink messages.
>It implements a new mnlu_gen_get_op_policy to extract the policy
>information, and uses it to implement checks when parsing option arguments.
>This is intended to eventually go along with improvements to the policy
>reporting in devlink kernel code to report separate policy for each command.
>I think checking every attribute makes sense and is easier to follow than
>only checking specific attributes. This will help ensure that future
>attributes don't accidentally get sent to commands when they aren't
>supported (once the devlink kernel policy is improved to report correct
>information for each command separately).

This patchset looks good to me. Thanks!

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