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authorDaniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net>2017-09-09 01:40:35 +0200
committerDavid S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>2017-09-08 21:13:09 -0700
commit9beb8bedb05c5f3a353dba62b8fa7cbbb9ec685e (patch)
treea1b746996795ad8ca61eca7380b3bd43e6d750af /include/uapi
parenta010a2f6540ecc39f8701c6f7d35e22992c03fb6 (diff)
bpf: make error reporting in bpf_warn_invalid_xdp_action more clear
Differ between illegal XDP action code and just driver unsupported one to provide better feedback when we throw a one-time warning here. Reason is that with 814abfabef3c ("xdp: add bpf_redirect helper function") not all drivers support the new XDP return code yet and thus they will fall into their 'default' case when checking for return codes after program return, which then triggers a bpf_warn_invalid_xdp_action() stating that the return code is illegal, but from XDP perspective it's not. I decided not to place something like a XDP_ACT_MAX define into uapi i) given we don't have this either for all other program types, ii) future action codes could have further encoding there, which would render such define unsuitable and we wouldn't be able to rip it out again, and iii) we rarely add new action codes. Signed-off-by: Daniel Borkmann <daniel@iogearbox.net> Acked-by: Alexei Starovoitov <ast@kernel.org> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Diffstat (limited to 'include/uapi')
-rw-r--r--include/uapi/linux/bpf.h4
1 files changed, 2 insertions, 2 deletions
diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h b/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
index ba848b761cfb..43ab5c402f98 100644
--- a/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
+++ b/include/uapi/linux/bpf.h
@@ -766,8 +766,8 @@ struct bpf_sock {
/* User return codes for XDP prog type.
* A valid XDP program must return one of these defined values. All other
- * return codes are reserved for future use. Unknown return codes will result
- * in packet drop.
+ * return codes are reserved for future use. Unknown return codes will
+ * result in packet drops and a warning via bpf_warn_invalid_xdp_action().
*/
enum xdp_action {
XDP_ABORTED = 0,

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