[ovs-dev] [PATCH V4 00/24] Add support for Linux kernels up to 5.8.x

Ilya Maximets i.maximets at ovn.org
Wed Oct 14 15:41:00 UTC 2020


On 10/12/20 10:24 PM, Greg Rose wrote:
> This patch set will add support for Linux kernels up to 5.8. In
> addition there are quite a few patches for openvswitch on the Linux
> kernel mailing list that have not been backported - here is a first
> batch attempting to catch up on some of that technical debt.  There
> will be a follow up batch of patches to this one but I didn't want
> the patch bomb to get too large.
> 
> V4 passes Travis here:
> https://travis-ci.org/github/gvrose8192/ovs-experimental/builds/735114390

Thanks!

I'm wondering if there was changes in patches beside #5 and #11?
If not, I guess, I could add Acks from Yi-Hung from v3 before applying
the series.

Yi-Hung, could you, please, take a look at patches #5 and #11 and check
if comments was addressed?

Best regards, Ilya Maximets.

> 
> ---
> V2 - V2 of this patch set changes the NEWS as suggested by Ilya
>    - Moves the acinclude patch for 5.8 support to the end of the
>      patch series
>    - Reduces targeted Linux kernel support to 5.8 since 5.9 is
>      still not baked
>    - Updates the travis kernel test list
>    - Adds tags from authors from the first patch series.
> V3 - Add tag from Eelco Chaldron
>    - Mix mistaken warning message in acinclude.m4
>    - Remember to add link to passing Travis build in cover letter
> V4 - Add portion change in ovs_dp_cmd_set missed in previous patch set
>    - Simplify the WRITE_ONCE macro implemention for compat.
> 
> Eelco Chaudron (1):
>   datapath: return an error instead of doing BUG_ON()
> 
> Enrico Weigelt (1):
>   datapath: drop unneeded likely() call around IS_ERR()
> 
> Greg Rose (3):
>   acinclude: Enable builds up to Linux 5.8
>   travis: Update kernel list as of 5.8
>   Documentation: Update faq and NEWS for kernel 5.8
> 
> Guillaume Nault (1):
>   datapath: fix GFP flags in rtnl_net_notifyid()
> 
> Jason A. Donenfeld (1):
>   datapath: use skb_list_walk_safe helper for gso segments
> 
> Kees Cook (1):
>   datapath: Distribute switch variables for initialization
> 
> Paolo Abeni (3):
>   datapath: fix flow command message size
>   datapath: drop unneeded BUG_ON() in ovs_flow_cmd_build_info()
>   datapath: remove another BUG_ON()
> 
> Paul Blakey (1):
>   datapath: Set OvS recirc_id from tc chain index
> 
> Taehee Yoo (1):
>   datapath: do not update max_headroom if new headroom is equal to old
>     headroom
> 
> Tonghao Zhang (9):
>   datapath: don't unlock mutex when changing the user_features fails
>   datapath: optimize flow-mask looking up
>   datapath: simplify the flow_hash
>   datapath: add likely in flow_lookup
>   datapath: fix possible memleak on destroy flow-table
>   datapath: simplify the ovs_dp_cmd_new
>   datapath: select vport upcall portid directly
>   datapath: don't call pad_packet if not necessary
>   datapath: use hlist_for_each_entry_rcu instead of hlist_for_each_entry
> 
> Yifeng Sun (1):
>   datapath: Print error when ovs_execute_actions() fails
> 
> aaron conole (1):
>   datapath: support asymmetric conntrack
> 
>  .travis.yml                                   |   4 +-
>  Documentation/faq/releases.rst                |   1 +
>  NEWS                                          |   2 +
>  acinclude.m4                                  |   7 +-
>  datapath/conntrack.c                          |  11 +
>  datapath/datapath.c                           | 224 ++++++++++++------
>  datapath/datapath.h                           |   2 +
>  datapath/flow.c                               |  13 +
>  datapath/flow_netlink.c                       |  18 +-
>  datapath/flow_table.c                         | 214 +++++++++--------
>  .../linux/compat/include/linux/compiler.h     |   8 +
>  datapath/linux/compat/include/linux/skbuff.h  |   7 +
>  .../linux/compat/include/linux/static_key.h   |   7 +
>  datapath/vport.c                              |   5 +-
>  14 files changed, 330 insertions(+), 193 deletions(-)
> 



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