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

Gregory Rose gvrose8192 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 14 17:46:07 UTC 2020



On 10/14/2020 8:41 AM, Ilya Maximets wrote:
> 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.

Hi Ilya,

you are correct, the only changes in V4 of this series are in
patches #5 and #11.

Thanks,

- Greg


> 
>>
>> ---
>> 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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