[Bridge] [PATCH net-next v2] bridge: export multicast database via netlink

Cong Wang amwang at redhat.com
Wed Dec 5 02:08:59 UTC 2012


On Tue, 2012-12-04 at 08:53 -0800, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> On Mon,  3 Dec 2012 21:03:43 +0800
> Cong Wang <amwang at redhat.com> wrote:
> 
> > V2: drop patch 1/2, export ifindex directly
> >     Redesign netlink attributes
> >     Improve netlink seq check
> >     Handle IPv6 addr as well
> > 
> > TODO: remove debugging printk's
> > 
> > This patch exports bridge multicast database via netlink
> > message type RTM_GETMDB. Similar to fdb, but currently bridge-specific.
> > We may need to support modify multicast database too (RTM_{ADD,DEL}MDB).
> > 
> > Cc: Herbert Xu <herbert at gondor.apana.org.au>
> > Cc: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger at vyatta.com>
> > Cc: "David S. Miller" <davem at davemloft.net>
> > Cc: Thomas Graf <tgraf at suug.ch>
> > Cc: Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer at redhat.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Cong Wang <amwang at redhat.com>
> >     
> 
> Minor nit reported by checkpatch was the messages should be using the api
> which provides the most info in the log to identify.
> 
> WARNING: Prefer netdev_info(netdev, ... then dev_info(dev, ... then pr_info(...  to printk(KERN_INFO ...
> #190: FILE: net/bridge/br_mdb.c:28:
> +		printk(KERN_INFO "no router on bridge\n")
> 
> There is a set of macro's already for use in bridging code:
>                 br_info(br, "no router on bridge\n");
> 

Never mind, removing these printk's is in my TODO list. :)




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