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Date:   Wed, 10 Aug 2022 05:30:15 +0000
To:     Matthias May <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 net 0/4] Do not use RT_TOS for IPv6 flowlabel


This series was applied to netdev/net.git (master)
by Jakub Kicinski <>:

On Fri, 5 Aug 2022 21:19:02 +0200 you wrote:
> According to Guillaume Nault RT_TOS should never be used for IPv6.
> Quote:
> RT_TOS() is an old macro used to interprete IPv4 TOS as described in
> the obsolete RFC 1349. It's conceptually wrong to use it even in IPv4
> code, although, given the current state of the code, most of the
> existing calls have no consequence.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
  - [v3,net,1/4] geneve: do not use RT_TOS for IPv6 flowlabel
  - [v3,net,2/4] vxlan: do not use RT_TOS for IPv6 flowlabel
  - [v3,net,3/4] mlx5: do not use RT_TOS for IPv6 flowlabel
  - [v3,net,4/4] ipv6: do not use RT_TOS for IPv6 flowlabel

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