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From: Morten Brørup <mb@smartsharesystems.com>
To: "Thomas Monjalon" <thomas@monjalon.net>, <guohongzhi1@huawei.com>
Cc: <dev@dpdk.org>, <olivier.matz@6wind.com>,
	<konstantin.ananyev@intel.com>, <jiayu.hu@intel.com>,
	<ferruh.yigit@intel.com>, <nicolas.chautru@intel.com>,
	<cristian.dumitrescu@intel.com>, <zhoujingbin@huawei.com>,
	<chenchanghu@huawei.com>, <jerry.lilijun@huawei.com>,
	<haifeng.lin@huawei.com>
Subject: Re: [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] lib/librte_net: fix bug for checksum calculating
Date: Sun, 24 May 2020 17:31:06 +0200
Message-ID: <98CBD80474FA8B44BF855DF32C47DC35C60FE7@smartserver.smartshare.dk> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2292747.XxK6CxzJO9@thomas>

> From: Thomas Monjalon [mailto:thomas@monjalon.net]
> Sent: Sunday, May 24, 2020 5:12 PM
> 
> 15/05/2020 15:08, guohongzhi:
> > 1.rte_ipv4_cksum will return invalid checksum value like 0xffff.(rfc1624)
> > 2.__rte_raw_cksum should consider Big Endian.
> > 3.checksum 0x0000 is invalid for udp, but valid for tcp.(rfc768)
> 
> Please consider doing 3 patches, thanks.
> 
> It was sent late for 20.05, I prefer not taking any risk,
> and wait for maintainers approval.
> The patches must be reviewed and discussed in 20.08 timeframe.

This patch fixes a bug, which is incompatible with some very popular Broadcom switch silicon, so the patch should be treated as such.

However, I agree that the review responsibility is not Thomas' alone; maintainers should step up if they consider this bugfix critical.



  reply	other threads:[~2020-05-24 15:31 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-05-15 13:08 guohongzhi
2020-05-15 13:48 ` Morten Brørup
2020-05-24 15:12 ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-24 15:31   ` Morten Brørup [this message]
2020-05-24 15:39     ` Thomas Monjalon
2020-05-24 16:25       ` [dpdk-dev] [PATCH] lib/librte_net: fix bug for checksumcalculating Morten Brørup

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