[Bridge] [PATCH net] bridge: netlink: register netdevice before executing changelink

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Fri Apr 7 18:44:16 UTC 2017

On Fri, 7 Apr 2017 21:16:49 +0300
Ido Schimmel <idosch at idosch.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 07, 2017 at 01:37:53PM -0400, Stephen Hemminger wrote:
> > Fix it right now. The patch you propose is too half baked.  
> Given this patch needs to be back ported to three different stable
> kernels I tried to keep the amount of changes to a minimum while fixing
> the bug.
> I'll work on the ndo_uninit() patch and submit it. Then people can
> decide which course of action they're more comfortable with.

I don't want enterprise distros to ship without error reporting.
At a minimum just return correct errno and leave bridge in stuck/broken state.

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