[B.A.T.M.A.N.] bridge: multicast snooping patches / exports

David Miller davem at davemloft.net
Thu May 22 21:37:42 CEST 2014

From: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at web.de>
Date: Wed, 21 May 2014 10:58:58 +0200

> These two patches are exporting functionality needed to marry the bridge
> multicast snooping with the batman-adv multicast optimizations recently
> added for the 3.15 kernel, allowing to use these optimzations in common
> setups having a bridge on top of e.g. bat0, too. So far these bridged
> setups would fall back to simple flooding through the batman-adv mesh
> network for any multicast packet entering bat0.
> More information about the batman-adv multicast optimizations currently
> implemented can be found here:
> http://www.open-mesh.org/projects/batman-adv/wiki/Basic-multicast-optimizations
> The integration on the batman-adv side could afterwards look like this,
> for instance:
> http://git.open-mesh.org/batman-adv.git/commitdiff/576b59dd3e34737c702e548b21fa72059262f796?hp=f95ce7131746c65fbcdffcf2089cab59e2c2f7ac

I'd really like to see some feedback from bridge folks before applying
this, thanks.

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