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Date:   Fri, 25 Nov 2022 09:21:21 +0100
From:   Jiri Pirko <>
To:     David Ahern <>
Cc:     Stephen Hemminger <>,
Subject: Re: [patch iproute2] devlink: load ifname map on demand from
 ifname_map_rev_lookup() as well

Fri, Nov 25, 2022 at 05:02:40AM CET, wrote:
>On 11/24/22 1:28 AM, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> Mon, Nov 21, 2022 at 07:34:37PM CET, wrote:
>>> On Mon, 21 Nov 2022 09:52:13 +0100
>>> Jiri Pirko <> wrote:
>>>> Wed, Nov 09, 2022 at 01:48:51PM CET, wrote:
>>>>> From: Jiri Pirko <>
>>>>> Commit 5cddbb274eab ("devlink: load port-ifname map on demand") changed
>>>>> the ifname map to be loaded on demand from ifname_map_lookup(). However,
>>>>> it didn't put this on-demand loading into ifname_map_rev_lookup() which
>>>>> causes ifname_map_rev_lookup() to return -ENOENT all the time.
>>>>> Fix this by triggering on-demand ifname map load
>>>> >from ifname_map_rev_lookup() as well.
>>>>> Fixes: 5cddbb274eab ("devlink: load port-ifname map on demand")
>>>>> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <>  
>>>> Stephen, its' almost 3 weeks since I sent this. Could you please check
>>>> this out? I would like to follow-up with couple of patches to -next
>>>> branch which are based on top of this fix.
>>>> Thanks!
>>> David applied it to iproute2-next branch already
>> Actually, I don't see it in iproute2-next. Am I missing something?
>> Thanks!
>please resend.

Well, it is a fix, it should be put into iproute branch, not next. I'm
confused to be honest :/

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