[PATCH 2/2] macsec_linux: Add support for MACsec hardware offload

Jouni Malinen j at w1.fi
Tue Feb 21 08:57:51 PST 2023

On Wed, Feb 15, 2023 at 08:01:15AM +0000, Emeel Hakim wrote:
> > This uses libnl3 to communicate with the macsec module available on Linux. A
> > recent enough version of libnl is needed for the hardware offload support.

> > diff --git a/src/drivers/driver_macsec_linux.c b/src/drivers/driver_macsec_linux.c
> > +		rtnl_link_macsec_set_offload(drv->link,
> > +					     drv->offload);

This breaks the build for commonly used libnl versions and as such,
needs some kind of conditional build option to avoid that. Maybe
something based on LIBNL_VER_* unless there is a more convenient option.

Jouni Malinen                                            PGP id EFC895FA

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