Re: [PATCH net-next v3 0/6] vxlan: cleanup and IPv6 link-local support
From: David Miller
Date: Tue Jun 20 2017 - 13:37:42 EST
From: Matthias Schiffer <mschiffer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 19 Jun 2017 10:03:54 +0200
> Running VXLANs over IPv6 link-local addresses allows to use them as a
> drop-in replacement for VLANs, avoiding to allocate additional outer IP
> addresses to run the VXLAN over.
> Since v1, I have added a lot more consistency checks to the address
> configuration, making sure address families and scopes match. To simplify
> the implementation, I also did some general refactoring of the
> configuration handling in the new first patch of the series.
> The second patch is more cleanup; is slightly touches OVS code, so that
> list is in CC this time, too.
> As in v1, the last two patches actually make VXLAN over IPv6 link-local
> work, and allow multiple VXLANs with the same VNI and port, as long as
> link-local addresses on different interfaces are used. As suggested, I now
> store in the flags field if the VXLAN uses link-local addresses or not.
> v3 removes log messages as suggested by Roopa Prabhu (as it is very unusual
> for errors in netlink requests to be printed to the kernel log.) The commit
> message of patch 5 has been extended to add a note about IPv4.
Series applied, thanks Matthias.