[Bridge] [PATCH net-next] net: bridge: mcast: add delete due to fast-leave mdb flag

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Wed Jul 31 23:13:57 UTC 2019


From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com>
Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 15:20:41 +0300

> In user-space there's no way to distinguish why an mdb entry was deleted
> and that is a problem for daemons which would like to keep the mdb in
> sync with remote ends (e.g. mlag) but would also like to converge faster.
> In almost all cases we'd like to age-out the remote entry for performance
> and convergence reasons except when fast-leave is enabled. In that case we
> want explicit immediate remote delete, thus add mdb flag which is set only
> when the entry is being deleted due to fast-leave.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at cumulusnetworks.com>

Applied, thanks Nikolay.


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