This Linux kernel change "net: dsa: Remove documentation for port_fdb_prepare" is included in the Linux 5.0 release. This change is authored by Hauke Mehrtens <hauke [at] hauke-m.de> on Fri Feb 22 20:07:45 2019 +0100. The commit for this change in Linux stable tree is 99407d8 (patch).
net: dsa: Remove documentation for port_fdb_prepare This callback was removed some time ago, also remove the documentation. Fixes: 1b6dd556c304 ("net: dsa: Remove prepare phase for FDB") Signed-off-by: Hauke Mehrtens <[email protected]> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <[email protected]> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <[email protected]>
There are 9 lines of Linux source code added/deleted in this change. Code changes to Linux kernel are as follows.
Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.txt | 10 +++------- 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 7 deletions(-) diff --git a/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.txt b/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.txt index 25170ad..101f2b2 100644 --- a/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.txt +++ b/Documentation/networking/dsa/dsa.txt @@ -533,16 +533,12 @@ Bridge VLAN filtering function that the driver has to call for each VLAN the given port is a member of. A switchdev object is used to carry the VID and bridge flags. -- port_fdb_prepare: bridge layer function invoked when the bridge prepares the - installation of a Forwarding Database entry. If the operation is not - supported, this function should return -EOPNOTSUPP to inform the bridge code - to fallback to a software implementation. No hardware setup must be done in - this function. See port_fdb_add for this and details. - - port_fdb_add: bridge layer function invoked when the bridge wants to install a Forwarding Database entry, the switch hardware should be programmed with the specified address in the specified VLAN Id in the forwarding database - associated with this VLAN ID + associated with this VLAN ID. If the operation is not supported, this + function should return -EOPNOTSUPP to inform the bridge code to fallback to + a software implementation. Note: VLAN ID 0 corresponds to the port private database, which, in the context of DSA, would be the its port-based VLAN, used by the associated bridge device.