[Bridge] [PATCHv4 net-next 0/4] bridge: multicast snooping patches / exports

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Jun 11 06:51:23 UTC 2014


From: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at web.de>
Date: Sat,  7 Jun 2014 18:26:25 +0200

> The first patch is simply a cosmetic patch. So far I (and maybe others
> too?) have been regularly confusing these two structs, therefore I'd
> suggest renaming them and therefore making the follow-up patches easier
> to understand and nicer to fit in.
> 
> The second patch fixes a minor issue, but probably not worth for stable.
> 
> On the other hand the first two patches are also preparations for the
> third and fourth patch:
> 
> These two patches are exporting functionality needed to marry the bridge
> multicast snooping with the batman-adv multicast optimizations recently
> added for the 3.15 kernel, allowing to use these optimzations in common
> setups having a bridge on top of e.g. bat0, too. So far these bridged
> setups would fall back to simple flooding through the batman-adv mesh
> network for any multicast packet entering bat0.

Series applied, thank you.


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