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authorNikolay Aleksandrov <>2015-06-23 04:47:44 -0700
committerDavid S. Miller <>2015-06-24 05:40:54 -0700
commit9aa66382163e784acac0ce3580ed202d9a56d1ac (patch)
tree3ca372a055a5fc1c26991d3dce2abeaae815f36c /net
parent3a07bd6fead4f00f67b1bf5f551e686661c4f52c (diff)
bridge: multicast: add a comment to br_port_state_selection about blocking state
Add a comment to explain why we're not disabling port's multicast when it goes in blocking state. Since there's a check in the timer's function which bypasses the timer if the port's in blocking/disabled state, the timer will simply expire and stop without sending more queries. Suggested-by: Herbert Xu <> Signed-off-by: Nikolay Aleksandrov <> Acked-by: Herbert Xu <> Signed-off-by: David S. Miller <>
Diffstat (limited to 'net')
1 files changed, 4 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/net/bridge/br_stp.c b/net/bridge/br_stp.c
index e7ab74b405a1..b4b6dab9c285 100644
--- a/net/bridge/br_stp.c
+++ b/net/bridge/br_stp.c
@@ -463,6 +463,10 @@ void br_port_state_selection(struct net_bridge *br)
if (p->state != BR_STATE_BLOCKING)
+ /* Multicast is not disabled for the port when it goes in
+ * blocking state because the timers will expire and stop by
+ * themselves without sending more queries.
+ */
if (p->state == BR_STATE_FORWARDING)