Re: [PATCH net-next] net: sched: Introduce act_ctinfo action

From: Kevin 'ldir' Darbyshire-Bryant
Date: Fri May 03 2019 - 17:20:40 EST

> On 30 Apr 2019, at 22:47, Cong Wang <xiyou.wangcong@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 27, 2019 at 6:08 AM Kevin 'ldir' Darbyshire-Bryant
> <ldir@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> ctinfo is a new tc filter action module. It is designed to restore DSCPs
>> stored in conntrack marks into the ipv4/v6 diffserv field.
> I think we can retrieve any information from conntrack with such
> a general name, including skb mark. So, as you already pick the
> name ctinfo, please make it general rather than just DSCP.
> You can add skb mark into your ctinfo too so that act_connmark
> can be just replaced.

Hi Cong,

Thanks for the review, I have a v2 in progress addressing that along
with another silly that got through. Iâm also re-working the stats
reporting to return act_ctinfo stats instead of usurping the dropped,
overlimits & dropped figures.

> Your patch looks fine from a quick galance, please make sure
> you run to keep your coding style aligned to Linux
> kernel's, at least I don't think we accept C++ style comments.

This time Iâll remember to run checkpatch before I submit instead of
after :-)

> Thanks.


Kevin D-B

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