Re: [net-next PATCH v3 1/8] net: add generic PF_BRIDGE:RTM_ FDB hooks

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On Thu, 2012-04-12 at 10:06 -0700, John Fastabend wrote:
> There is a slight complication in the case with both flags set
> when an error occurs. To resolve this the rtnl handler clears
> the NTF_ flag in the netlink ack to indicate which sets completed
> successfully. The add/del handlers will abort as soon as any
> error occurs.

Yes, this should work nicely.  Presumably these new flags are completely
ignored by the current implementation of PF_BRIDGE, and new userland
will also be able to use the flags in the response to detect the old


Ben Hutchings, Staff Engineer, Solarflare
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