[B.A.T.M.A.N.] [PATCHv2 net-next 3/4] bridge: add export of multicast database adjacent to net_dev

Stephen Hemminger stephen at networkplumber.org
Fri May 30 16:38:34 CEST 2014

On Sun, 25 May 2014 07:03:24 +0200
Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at web.de> wrote:

> With this new, exported function br_multicast_list_adjacent(net_dev) a
> list of IPv4/6 addresses is returned. This list contains all multicast
> addresses sensed by the bridge multicast snooping feature on all bridge
> ports of the bridge interface of net_dev, excluding addresses from the
> specified net_device itself.
> Adding bridge support to the batman-adv multicast optimization requires
> batman-adv knowing about the existence of bridged-in multicast
> listeners to be able to reliably serve them with multicast packets.
> Signed-off-by: Linus Lüssing <linus.luessing at web.de>


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