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From: Jakub Kicinski <jakub.kicinski@netronome.com>
To: "Toke Høiland-Jørgensen" <toke@redhat.com>
Cc: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org>,
	Martin KaFai Lau <kafai@fb.com>, Song Liu <songliubraving@fb.com>,
	Yonghong Song <yhs@fb.com>,
	Marek Majkowski <marek@cloudflare.com>,
	Lorenz Bauer <lmb@cloudflare.com>,
	Alan Maguire <alan.maguire@oracle.com>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <brouer@redhat.com>,
	David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, bpf@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH bpf-next v2 2/5] bpf: Add support for setting chain call sequence for programs
Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2019 16:18:42 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20191004161842.617b8bd8@cakuba.hsd1.ca.comcast.net> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <157020976257.1824887.7683650534515359703.stgit@alrua-x1>

On Fri, 04 Oct 2019 19:22:42 +0200, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen wrote:
> From: Alan Maguire <alan.maguire@oracle.com>
> This adds support for setting and deleting bpf chain call programs through
> a couple of new commands in the bpf() syscall. The CHAIN_ADD and CHAIN_DEL
> commands take two eBPF program fds and a return code, and install the
> 'next' program to be chain called after the 'prev' program if that program
> returns 'retcode'. A retcode of -1 means "wildcard", so that the program
> will be executed regardless of the previous program's return code.
> The syscall command names are based on Alexei's prog_chain example[0],
> which Alan helpfully rebased on current bpf-next. However, the logic and
> program storage is obviously adapted to the execution logic in the previous
> commit.
> [0] https://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/ast/bpf.git/commit/?h=prog_chain&id=f54f45d00f91e083f6aec2abe35b6f0be52ae85b&context=15
> Signed-off-by: Alan Maguire <alan.maguire@oracle.com>
> Signed-off-by: Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke@redhat.com>

It'd be good to explain why not just allocate a full prog array (or 
in fact get one from the user), instead of having a hidden one which
requires new command to interact with?

  reply	other threads:[~2019-10-04 23:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 21+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-10-04 17:22 [PATCH bpf-next v2 0/5] xdp: Support multiple programs on a single interface through chain calls Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 17:22 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2 1/5] bpf: Support injecting chain calls into BPF programs on load Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 20:51   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-04 21:12   ` kbuild test robot
2019-10-04 23:17   ` Jakub Kicinski
2019-10-05 10:29     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-06  3:39       ` Jakub Kicinski
2019-10-06 15:52         ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-05 10:32     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-07  0:27   ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-07 10:11     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-07 20:22       ` Daniel Borkmann
2019-10-08  9:00         ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-07 20:45       ` Alexei Starovoitov
2019-10-08  9:02         ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 17:22 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2 2/5] bpf: Add support for setting chain call sequence for programs Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 23:18   ` Jakub Kicinski [this message]
2019-10-05 10:30     ` Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 17:22 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2 3/5] tools: Update bpf.h header for program chain calls Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 17:22 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2 4/5] libbpf: Add syscall wrappers for BPF_PROG_CHAIN_* commands Toke Høiland-Jørgensen
2019-10-04 17:22 ` [PATCH bpf-next v2 5/5] selftests: Add tests for XDP chain calls Toke Høiland-Jørgensen

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