[Cake] Possible conntrack lookup improvements

Toke Høiland-Jørgensen toke at redhat.com
Fri May 3 11:13:14 EDT 2019

Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant <kevin at darbyshire-bryant.me.uk> writes:

>> On 3 May 2019, at 15:22, Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <toke at redhat.com> wrote:
>> Kevin Darbyshire-Bryant <kevin at darbyshire-bryant.me.uk> writes:
>>> Hi Everyone,
>>> I’ve been working on act_ctinfo toward getting that upstream and it is
>>> getting closer. Since that module along with act_connmark does its own
>>> conntrack lookups I’ve been looking at what they do and what we do in
>>> cake.
>>> Two patches attached - one is a simple variable elimination with no
>>> functional change. The second changes/simplifies the conntrack tuple
>>> lookup & usage. I’ve had a play and I don’t think I’ve broken any of
>>> the host fairness BUT it could do with some more testing, that’s where
>>> you come in… probably Pete & George :-)
>> Seems reasonable. But please fold these two patches into one; changing
>> everything, then immediately changing it again does not help
>> readability... And the explanation makes a lot more sense if you just
>> change the whole thing in one patch :)
>> -Toke
> Yeah, when I do the PR after testing confirms I haven’t totally
> screwed up host fairness in the process I’ll of course squash them
> together :-)

Cool :)


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