[libvirt] [PATCH 3/5] ip link needs 'name' in 3.16 to create the veth pair

Richard Weinberger richard at nod.at
Wed Nov 26 08:34:52 UTC 2014

Am 26.11.2014 um 09:25 schrieb Cedric Bosdonnat:
> Hi Martin,
> On Wed, 2014-11-26 at 05:51 +0100, Martin Kletzander wrote:
>>> Instead of papering over the issue in libvirt better ship a non-broken iproute2
>>> in openSUSE 13.2.
>>> real fix: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/shemminger/iproute2.git/commit/?id=f1b66ff
>> Oh, thank you for finding that, I should've done my homework!  Since
>> it really is just a bug on iproute2 side in openSUSE, I'd rather keep
>> it in its original state.  And since the patch is already pushed, I'm
>> inclining to reverting it.
>> Other opinions?
> Quoting a colleague of mine working on the network stack:
>     [this is] a regression in (upstream) iproute2 3.16, fixed in 3.17.  
>     bnc#907093 has been created for it. (Factory is also affected but a
>     submit request is already on its way.)
> So I think we should keep that for those running the buggy 3.16.

openSUSE has to fix their package and to serve a bugfix update, full stop.


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