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From: David Ahern <dsahern@gmail.com>
To: Jiri Pirko <jiri@resnulli.us>
Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org, davem@davemloft.net, idosch@mellanox.com,
	jakub.kicinski@netronome.com, tariqt@mellanox.com,
	saeedm@mellanox.com, kuznet@ms2.inr.ac.ru,
	yoshfuji@linux-ipv6.org, shuah@kernel.org, mlxsw@mellanox.com
Subject: Re: [patch net-next 02/15] net: fib_notifier: make FIB notifier per-netns
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 08:54:03 -0600
Message-ID: <178785ef-f8f9-3a04-2e91-abdfb2b93b6d@gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20190916053801.GG2286@nanopsycho.orion>

On 9/15/19 11:38 PM, Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> This is still more complicated than it needs to be. Why lump all
>> fib_notifier_ops into 1 dump when they are separate databases with
>> separate seq numbers? Just dump them 1 at a time and retry that 1
>> database as needed.
> 
> Well I think that what you describe is out of scope of this patch. It is
> another optimization of fib_notifier. The aim of this patchset is not
> optimization of fib_notifier, but devlink netns change. This patchset is
> just a dependency.
> 
> Can't we do optimization in another patchset? I already struggled to
> keep this one within 15-patch limit.
> 

sure, but it seems to me it is less work to churn this code all at once
and you are already doing the testing. The fib notifier changes can
always be done as a prep set.


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Thread overview: 34+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-09-14  6:45 [patch net-next 00/15] devlink: allow devlink instances to change network namespace Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 01/15] netdevsim: change fib accounting and limitations to be per-device Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 02/15] net: fib_notifier: make FIB notifier per-netns Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  8:06   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-15  9:37     ` Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15 20:05   ` David Ahern
2019-09-16  5:38     ` Jiri Pirko
2019-09-16 14:54       ` David Ahern [this message]
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 03/15] net: fib_notifier: propagate possible error during fib notifier registration Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  8:17   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-15  9:41     ` Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 04/15] mlxsw: spectrum_router: Don't rely on missing extack to symbolize dump Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 05/15] net: fib_notifier: propagate extack down to the notifier block callback Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:45 ` [patch net-next 06/15] net: devlink: export devlink net getter Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 07/15] mlxsw: spectrum: Take devlink net instead of init_net Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 08/15] mlxsw: Register port netdevices into net of core Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  8:37   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 09/15] mlxsw: Propagate extack down to register_fib_notifier() Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  8:39   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 10/15] netdevsim: add all ports in nsim_dev_create() and del them in destroy() Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 11/15] netdevsim: implement proper devlink reload Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 12/15] netdevsim: register port netdevices into net of device Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 13/15] netdevsim: take devlink net instead of init_net Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 14/15] net: devlink: allow to change namespaces during reload Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  8:58   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-15  9:43     ` Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:46 ` [patch net-next 15/15] selftests: netdevsim: add tests for devlink reload with resources Jiri Pirko
2019-09-14  6:57 ` [patch iproute2-next 1/2] devlink: introduce cmdline option to switch to a different namespace Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15 18:01   ` David Ahern
2019-09-14  6:57 ` [patch iproute2-next 2/2] devlink: extend reload command to add support for network namespace change Jiri Pirko
2019-09-15  7:16   ` Ido Schimmel
2019-09-15  9:44     ` Jiri Pirko
2019-09-16  7:01 ` [patch net-next 00/15] devlink: allow devlink instances to change network namespace David Miller
2019-09-16  7:09   ` Jiri Pirko

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