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Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2023 18:52:55 +0100
From: Larysa Zaremba <>
Cc: Larysa Zaremba <>,,,,,,,,,,,,
	David Ahern <>,
	Jakub Kicinski <>,
	Willem de Bruijn <>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
	Anatoly Burakov <>,
	Alexander Lobakin <>,
	Magnus Karlsson <>,
	Maryam Tahhan <>,,,
	Willem de Bruijn <>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <>,
	Tariq Toukan <>,
	Saeed Mahameed <>,
	Maciej Fijalkowski <>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Subject: [PATCH bpf-next v7 13/18] net: make vlan_get_tag() return -ENODATA instead of -EINVAL

__vlan_hwaccel_get_tag() is used in veth XDP hints implementation,
its return value (-EINVAL if skb is not VLAN tagged) is passed to bpf code,
but XDP hints specification requires drivers to return -ENODATA, if a hint
cannot be provided for a particular packet.

Solve this inconsistency by changing error return value of
__vlan_hwaccel_get_tag() from -EINVAL to -ENODATA, do the same thing to
__vlan_get_tag(), because this function is supposed to follow the same
convention. This, in turn, makes -ENODATA the only non-zero value
vlan_get_tag() can return. We can do this with no side effects, because
none of the users of the 3 above-mentioned functions rely on the exact

Suggested-by: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Acked-by: Stanislav Fomichev <>
Signed-off-by: Larysa Zaremba <>
 include/linux/if_vlan.h | 4 ++--
 1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/include/linux/if_vlan.h b/include/linux/if_vlan.h
index 3028af87716e..c1645c86eed9 100644
--- a/include/linux/if_vlan.h
+++ b/include/linux/if_vlan.h
@@ -540,7 +540,7 @@ static inline int __vlan_get_tag(const struct sk_buff *skb, u16 *vlan_tci)
 	struct vlan_ethhdr *veth = skb_vlan_eth_hdr(skb);
 	if (!eth_type_vlan(veth->h_vlan_proto))
-		return -EINVAL;
+		return -ENODATA;
 	*vlan_tci = ntohs(veth->h_vlan_TCI);
 	return 0;
@@ -561,7 +561,7 @@ static inline int __vlan_hwaccel_get_tag(const struct sk_buff *skb,
 		return 0;
 	} else {
 		*vlan_tci = 0;
-		return -EINVAL;
+		return -ENODATA;

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