> On Sep 28, 2018, at 07:20, Jerome BENOIT <jbenoit...@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Is there any work in OpenWRT targeted at integrating Linux forwarding
>>> fastpath in the official build ?
>>> There are out-of-tree patches and builds floating around and nowadays 1
>>> GB/s fiber internet access is very common is developed countries, and
>>> the router is then becoming the bottleneck in many case.
>> With my colleagues I have already started this effort and plan to
>> share patches to OpenWrt as soon as the work is ready. The plan is to
>> present this on OpenWrt summit in our talk "State of fast path
>> networking in Linux" as well [1]. Part of this activity is my pull
>> request for 4.19 inclusion [2]. If there are other activities around
>> this space please reach out to speed up the process.
> Great. I do no have closely followed the Linux kernel development lately but 
> the need for the 4.19 version in OpenWRT for fastpath forwarding is because 
> the SFE code have been upstreamed is that version ?
> Or because the latest SFE patches are against that version ?
> The only related work that I'm aware of is 
> https://github.com/gwlim/Fast-Path-LEDE-OpenWRT but I do not think the author 
> have tried to include it upstream.
So in kernel 4.17 I believe landed flow offloading support. This accomplishes 
something similar to SFE while being a proper upstream solution. This is 
already implemented in OpenWrt.

Is there something that I’m missing here?
> Cheers.
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