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From: Jamal Hadi Salim <jhs@mojatatu.com>
To: Phil Sutter <phil@nwl.cc>,
	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@networkplumber.org>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [iproute PATCH] tc: u32: Fix key folding in sample option
Date: Mon, 5 Jul 2021 13:25:21 -0400	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <12ac420d-1b04-9338-03bf-b18ce2d71dcf@mojatatu.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20210705141740.GI3673@orbyte.nwl.cc>

On 2021-07-05 10:17 a.m., Phil Sutter wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tue, Feb 02, 2021 at 07:30:51PM +0100, Phil Sutter wrote:
>> In between Linux kernel 2.4 and 2.6, key folding for hash tables changed
>> in kernel space. When iproute2 dropped support for the older algorithm,
>> the wrong code was removed and kernel 2.4 folding method remained in
>> place. To get things functional for recent kernels again, restoring the
>> old code alone was not sufficient - additional byteorder fixes were
>> needed.
>>
>> While being at it, make use of ffs() and thereby align the code with how
>> kernel determines the shift width.
>>
>> Fixes: 267480f55383c ("Backout the 2.4 utsname hash patch.")
>> Signed-off-by: Phil Sutter <phil@nwl.cc>
> 
> Seems this patch fell off the table? Or was there an objection I missed?
> 

None i am aware of. I did ACK the patch.

cheers,
jamal

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-05 17:25 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-02-02 18:30 Phil Sutter
2021-02-04 13:19 ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-02-04 14:04   ` Phil Sutter
2021-02-04 14:34     ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-02-04 14:36       ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-02-04 14:50       ` Phil Sutter
2021-02-04 15:28         ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-02-04 16:50           ` Phil Sutter
2021-02-04 18:08             ` Jamal Hadi Salim
2021-07-05 14:17 ` Phil Sutter
2021-07-05 17:25   ` Jamal Hadi Salim [this message]
2021-08-03 16:42     ` Phil Sutter

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