Re: [PATCH net-next] staging: octeon: fix build failure with XFRM enabled

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Dec 24 2018 - 12:58:58 EST

From: Florian Westphal <fw@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 21 Dec 2018 21:57:26 +0100

> skb->sp doesn't exist anymore in the next-next tree, so mips defconfig
> no longer builds. Use helper instead to reset the secpath.
> Not even compile tested.
> Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Reported-by: Guenter Roeck <linux@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Fixes: 4165079ba328d ("net: switch secpath to use skb extension infrastructure")
> Signed-off-by: Florian Westphal <fw@xxxxxxxxx>
> ---
> Greg, David:
> The patch will not break build for a tree that lacks the 'Fixes'
> commit, so this can also go in via staging tree.
> OTOH, net-next build is broken for mips/octeon, so I think in
> this case net-next might make more sense?

Yeah I agree, that net-next is probably the best place for this.

Because I know that Linus is sensitive to situations where he is
sent a pull request, and then what he pulls doesn't match the pull
request shortlog etc. I have asked him how he would let me handle

That's the only reason I haven't integrated this yet.

Just FYI!