[Bridge] [PATCH net-next 07/15] net: bridge: multicast: add helper to get port mcast context from port group

Nikolay Aleksandrov razor at blackwall.org
Mon Jul 19 17:06:29 UTC 2021

From: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at nvidia.com>

Add br_multicast_pg_to_port_ctx() which returns the proper port multicast
context from either port or vlan based on bridge option and vlan flags.
As the comment inside explains the locking is a bit tricky, we rely on
the fact that BR_VLFLAG_MCAST_ENABLED requires multicast_lock to change
and we also require it to be held to call that helper. If we find the
vlan under rcu and it still has the flag then we can be sure it will be
alive until we unlock multicast_lock which should be enough.
Note that the context might change from vlan to bridge between different
calls to this helper as the mcast vlan knob requires only rtnl so it should
be used carefully and for read-only/check purposes.

Signed-off-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <nikolay at nvidia.com>
 net/bridge/br_multicast.c | 38 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 38 insertions(+)

diff --git a/net/bridge/br_multicast.c b/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
index b71772828b23..353406f2971a 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_multicast.c
@@ -192,6 +192,44 @@ struct net_bridge_mdb_entry *br_mdb_get(struct net_bridge_mcast *brmctx,
 	return br_mdb_ip_get_rcu(br, &ip);
+/* IMPORTANT: this function must be used only when the contexts cannot be
+ * passed down (e.g. timer) and must be used for read-only purposes because
+ * the vlan snooping option can change, so it can return any context
+ * (non-vlan or vlan). Its initial intended purpose is to read timer values
+ * from the *current* context based on the option. At worst that could lead
+ * to inconsistent timers when the contexts are changed, i.e. src timer
+ * which needs to re-arm with a specific delay taken from the old context
+ */
+static struct net_bridge_mcast_port *
+br_multicast_pg_to_port_ctx(const struct net_bridge_port_group *pg)
+	struct net_bridge_mcast_port *pmctx = &pg->key.port->multicast_ctx;
+	struct net_bridge_vlan *vlan;
+	lockdep_assert_held_once(&pg->key.port->br->multicast_lock);
+	/* if vlan snooping is disabled use the port's multicast context */
+	if (!pg->key.addr.vid ||
+	    !br_opt_get(pg->key.port->br, BROPT_MCAST_VLAN_SNOOPING_ENABLED))
+		goto out;
+	/* locking is tricky here, due to different rules for multicast and
+	 * vlans we need to take rcu to find the vlan and make sure it has
+	 * the BR_VLFLAG_MCAST_ENABLED flag set, it can only change under
+	 * multicast_lock which must be already held here, so the vlan's pmctx
+	 * can safely be used on return
+	 */
+	rcu_read_lock();
+	vlan = br_vlan_find(nbp_vlan_group(pg->key.port), pg->key.addr.vid);
+	if (vlan && !br_multicast_port_ctx_vlan_disabled(&vlan->port_mcast_ctx))
+		pmctx = &vlan->port_mcast_ctx;
+	else
+		pmctx = NULL;
+	rcu_read_unlock();
+	return pmctx;
 static bool br_port_group_equal(struct net_bridge_port_group *p,
 				struct net_bridge_port *port,
 				const unsigned char *src)

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