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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/1] af_packet: don't enable timestamps in mmap'ed sockets
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Do not enable timestamps automatically on mmap'ed AF_PACKET sockets.

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commit d1d6e6bf196e31b6306fd0fef95f4190983c8a86
tree 22637506c0aafeabfbe05faf5352d0358c4d9460
parent 6a302358d87fedaf7bda12b8e909265ebf1ce674
author Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:38:42 +0200
committer Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:38:42 +0200
net/packet/af_packet.c | 4 ----
1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/net/packet/af_packet.c b/net/packet/af_packet.c
index 1322d62..a4f2da3 100644
--- a/net/packet/af_packet.c
+++ b/net/packet/af_packet.c
@@ -640,10 +640,6 @@ static int tpacket_rcv(struct sk_buff *skb, struct net_device *dev, struct packe
h->tp_snaplen = snaplen;
h->tp_mac = macoff;
h->tp_net = netoff;
- if (skb->tstamp.tv64 == 0) {
- __net_timestamp(skb);
- sock_enable_timestamp(sk);
- }
tv = ktime_to_timeval(skb->tstamp);
h->tp_sec = tv.tv_sec;
h->tp_usec = tv.tv_usec;



!-------------------------------------------------------------flip-

Effectively disable timestamping when requested by SO_TIMESTAMP

---
commit 1fdf6bb534dfbc6e9bdf8958620b05d5334b15eb
tree ec4b577c1704f178f0f7c5d8d69af41454fc8f14
parent d1d6e6bf196e31b6306fd0fef95f4190983c8a86
author Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:43:00 +0200
committer Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:43:00 +0200
net/core/sock.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/net/core/sock.c b/net/core/sock.c
index cfed7d4..3af2322 100644
--- a/net/core/sock.c
+++ b/net/core/sock.c
@@ -561,6 +561,7 @@ set_rcvbuf:
} else {
sock_reset_flag(sk, SOCK_RCVTSTAMP);
sock_reset_flag(sk, SOCK_RCVTSTAMPNS);
+ sock_disable_timestamp(sk);
}
break;




!-------------------------------------------------------------flip-

Automatically enable timestamping on mmap'ed AF_PACKET sockets.

---
commit 4564f367ff054bd8837cc6cb1cfb9a927c57054a
tree 3475d56cc7ea74052677c944ec0a6bf6e9f4817c
parent 1fdf6bb534dfbc6e9bdf8958620b05d5334b15eb
author Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:43:59 +0200
committer Unai Uribarri <unai.uribarri@optenet.com> Tue, 31 Jul 2007 20:43:59 +0200
net/packet/af_packet.c | 1 +
1 files changed, 1 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/net/packet/af_packet.c b/net/packet/af_packet.c
index a4f2da3..5179daf 100644
--- a/net/packet/af_packet.c
+++ b/net/packet/af_packet.c
@@ -1750,6 +1750,7 @@ static int packet_set_ring(struct sock *sk, struct tpacket_req *req, int closing

po->pg_vec_pages = req->tp_block_size/PAGE_SIZE;
po->prot_hook.func = po->pg_vec ? tpacket_rcv : packet_rcv;
+ sock_enable_timestamp(sk);
skb_queue_purge(&sk->sk_receive_queue);
#undef XC
if (atomic_read(&po->mapped))



!-------------------------------------------------------------flip-


On jue, 2007-08-09 at 22:18 +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 08:13:54PM +0200, Unai Uribarri (unai.uribarri@optenet.com) wrote:
> > On jue, 2007-08-09 at 18:33 +0400, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> > > On Thu, Aug 09, 2007 at 04:21:54PM +0200, Unai Uribarri (unai.uribarri@optenet.com) wrote:
> > > > The attached patch removes the automatic timestamp activation, that
> > > > only mmap'ed AF_PACKET sockets perform. I known it can break user
> > > > applications, but I believe that it's the correct solution.
> > >
> > > How tcpdump with mmap libpcap will work with it?
> >
> > In Linux, you can enable timestamps on any socket executing:
> >
> > int val = 1;
> > setsockopt(sock, SOL_SOCKET, SO_TIMESTAMP, &val, sizeof(val));
> >
> > PD: Current release of tcpdump doesn't mmap the reception ring and
> > timestamps packets at user space with gettimeofday. It isn't the best
> > performing alternative, but it's portable.
>
> IIRC, there was/is a libpcap which worked with mapped sockets, mybe not
> official though. Any application which depened on having timestamps with
> packets will not work now. Why not to implement an
> absolutely_turn_off_timestamps option instead of breaking compatibility?
>


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