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From: Jakub Kicinski <kuba@kernel.org>
To: "Keller, Jacob E" <jacob.e.keller@intel.com>
Cc: Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>,
	"netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [net-next 0/4] devlink: add dry run support for flash update
Date: Fri, 8 Oct 2021 15:35:36 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20211008153536.65b04fc9@kicinski-fedora-pc1c0hjn.dhcp.thefacebook.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <CO1PR11MB5089797DA5BA3D7EACE5DE8FD6B29@CO1PR11MB5089.namprd11.prod.outlook.com>

On Fri, 8 Oct 2021 21:43:32 +0000 Keller, Jacob E wrote:
> > > Hmm, old kernel vs. new-userspace, the requested dry-run, won't be
> > > really dry run. I guess that user might be surprised in that case...  
> > 
> > Would it be enough to do a policy dump in user space to check attr is
> > recognized and add a warning that this is required next to the attr
> > in the uAPI header?  
> 
> Doesn't the policy checks prevent any unknown attributes? 
> Or are unknown attributes silently ignored?

Did you test it?

DEVLINK_CMD_FLASH_UPDATE has GENL_DONT_VALIDATE_STRICT set.

  reply	other threads:[~2021-10-08 22:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 17+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-10-08 10:41 Jacob Keller
2021-10-08 10:41 ` [net-next 1/4] ice: move and rename ice_check_for_pending_update Jacob Keller
2021-10-08 10:41 ` [net-next 2/4] ice: move ice_devlink_flash_update and merge with ice_flash_pldm_image Jacob Keller
2021-10-08 10:41 ` [net-next 3/4] devlink: add dry run attribute to flash update Jacob Keller
2021-10-08 10:41 ` [net-next 4/4] ice: support dry run of a flash update to validate firmware file Jacob Keller
2021-10-08 12:37 ` [net-next 0/4] devlink: add dry run support for flash update Jiri Pirko
2021-10-08 18:21   ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-10-08 21:43     ` Keller, Jacob E
2021-10-08 22:35       ` Jakub Kicinski [this message]
2021-10-08 23:58         ` Keller, Jacob E
2021-10-09  0:17           ` Jakub Kicinski
2021-10-09  0:32             ` Keller, Jacob E
2021-10-09  1:29               ` Jakub Kicinski
2022-04-25 23:05                 ` Jacob Keller
2021-10-11  8:21     ` Keller, Jacob E
2021-10-11 23:21       ` Keller, Jacob E
2021-10-08 21:42   ` Keller, Jacob E

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