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Date:   Thu, 15 Dec 2022 11:05:44 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     David Decotigny <>,
        David Ahern <>
Cc:     "Mahesh Bandewar (महेश बंडेवार)" <>,
        David Decotigny <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,,,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
        "Denis V. Lunev" <>,
        Daniel Borkmann <>,
        Chen Zhongjin <>,
        Yuwei Wang <>,
        Alexander Mikhalitsyn <>,
        Thomas Zeitlhofer <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 1/1] net: neigh: persist proxy config across link

On Wed, 14 Dec 2022 22:18:04 -0800 David Decotigny wrote:
> I don't think this patch is changing that part of the behavior: we still
> flush the cached nd entries when the link flaps. What we don't remove are
> the pneigh_entry-es (ip neigh add proxy ...) attached to the device where
> the link flaps: those are configured once and this patch ensures that they
> survive the link flaps as long as the netdev stays admin-up. When
> the netdev is brought admin-down, we keep the behavior we had before the
> patch.

Makes sense. This is not urgent, tho, right?

David A, do you agree and should we treat this as a fix with

Fixes: 859bd2ef1fc1 ("net: Evict neighbor entries on carrier down")


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