[Bridge] [PATCH net-next 00/15] net: bridge: multicast: add vlan support

Joachim Wiberg troglobit at gmail.com
Fri Aug 20 06:26:09 UTC 2021

On Thu, Aug 19, 2021 at 19:22, Nikolay Aleksandrov <razor at blackwall.org> wrote:
> On 19/08/2021 19:01, Joachim Wiberg wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 20:06, Nikolay Aleksandrov <razor at blackwall.org> wrote:
>>> From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at nvidia.com>
>> Curious, are you planning querier per-vlan, including use-ifaddr support
>> as well?  In our in-house hack, which I posted a few years ago, we added
>> some "dumpster diving" to inet_select_addr(), but it got rather tricky.
>> So I've been leaning towards having that in userspace instead.
> Yes, that is already supported (use-ifaddr needs attention though). In my next
> patch-set where I added the initial global vlan mcast options I added control
> for per-vlan querier with per-vlan querier elections and so on. The use-ifaddr
> needs more work though, that's why I still haven't added that option. I need
> to add the per-vlan/port router control option so we'll have mostly everything
> ready in a single release.

Wow, OK now we're talking, yeah that would be great to have in place as well!

>>> Future patch-sets which build on this one (in order):
>>>  - iproute2 support for all the new uAPIs
>> I'm very eager to try out all the new IGMP per-VLAN stuff, do you have
>> any branch of the iproute2 support available yet for testing?
> I don't have it public yet because I need to polish the support, currently
> it's very rough, enough for testing purposes for these patch-sets. :)
> I plan to work on that after I finish with the per-vlan/port router control.

Alright, I can appreciate that.  Really looking forward to this, I'll be
patiently waiting here in the wings, testing this out.

Fantastic work with this, again! :)

All the best

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