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SubjectRe: [PATCH rdma] IB/cache: Restore compatibility for ib_query_gid
On Fri, Jul 27, 2018 at 09:54:02AM -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> Code changes in smc have become so complicated this cycle that the RDMA
> patches to remove ib_query_gid in smc create too complex merge conflicts.
> Allow those conflicts to be resolved by using the net/smc hunks by
> providing a compatibility wrapper. During the second phase of the merge
> window this wrapper will be deleted and smc updated to use the new API.
> Reported-by: Stephen Rothwell <>
> Signed-off-by: Jason Gunthorpe <>
> include/rdma/ib_cache.h | 24 ++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 1 file changed, 24 insertions(+)
> The resolution Stephen had to make is too complicated, I think we
> should go this way instead. Parav can send a patch to DaveM during the
> 2nd half of the merge window to safely update SMC and delete this
> wrapper.
> Parav, can you check this?
> Ursula, this is only for SMC, are you able to test SMC with it? You
> will need to apply it to the RDMA tree here:
> Thanks,
> Jason

I applied this to rdma for-next with Parav's notes.


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