[Bridge] [PATCH net 0/6] bridge: Fix snooping in multi-bridge config with switchdev

Huang, Joseph Joseph.Huang at garmin.com
Tue May 4 20:37:45 UTC 2021

> Hi,
> This patch-set is inappropriate for -net, if at all. It's quite late over here and I'll
> review the rest later, but I can say from a quick peek that patch 02 is
> unacceptable for it increases the complexity with 1 order of magnitude of all
> add/del call paths and some of them can be invoked on user packets. A lot of
> this functionality should be "hidden" in the driver or done by a user-space
> daemon/helper.
> Most of the flooding behaviour changes must be hidden behind some new
> option otherwise they'll break user setups that rely on the current. I'll review
> the patches in detail over the following few days, net-next is closed anyway.
> Cheers,
>  Nik

Hi Nik,

Thanks for your quick response!
Once you have a chance to review the set, please let me know how I can improve them to make them acceptable. These are real problems and we do need to fix them.


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