Patchwork iproute2: tc netem rate: allow negative packet/cell overhead

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Submitter Johannes Naab
Date Jan. 23, 2013, 9:38 p.m.
Message ID <5100584B.6000108@stusta.de>
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Permalink /patch/215053/
State Accepted
Delegated to: stephen hemminger
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Johannes Naab - Jan. 23, 2013, 9:38 p.m.
From: Johannes Naab <jn@stusta.de>

by fixing the parsing of command-line tokens

Signed-off-by: Johannes Naab <jn@stusta.de>
---

The packet or cell overhead used with the rate extension can be negative. The
man page tc-netem(8) documents this. However, iproute2 currently does not
detect negative numbers as valid token.

> $ tc qdisc add dev eth0 root netem rate 1024bps -14
> What is "-14"?
> Usage: ... netem [ limit PACKETS ]

I developed this patch while doing a student project at
http://www.nav.ei.tum.de/.


 tc/q_netem.c | 6 ++++--
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

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Patch

diff --git a/tc/q_netem.c b/tc/q_netem.c
index f8489e9..2583072 100644
--- a/tc/q_netem.c
+++ b/tc/q_netem.c
@@ -147,6 +147,8 @@  static int get_distribution(const char *type, __s16 *data, int maxdata)
 }
 
 #define NEXT_IS_NUMBER() (NEXT_ARG_OK() && isdigit(argv[1][0]))
+#define NEXT_IS_SIGNED_NUMBER() \
+	(NEXT_ARG_OK() && (isdigit(argv[1][0]) || argv[1][0] == '-'))
 
 /* Adjust for the fact that psched_ticks aren't always usecs
    (based on kernel PSCHED_CLOCK configuration */
@@ -393,7 +395,7 @@  static int netem_parse_opt(struct qdisc_util *qu, int argc, char **argv,
 				explain1("rate");
 				return -1;
 			}
-			if (NEXT_IS_NUMBER()) {
+			if (NEXT_IS_SIGNED_NUMBER()) {
 				NEXT_ARG();
 				if (get_s32(&rate.packet_overhead, *argv, 0)) {
 					explain1("rate");
@@ -407,7 +409,7 @@  static int netem_parse_opt(struct qdisc_util *qu, int argc, char **argv,
 					return -1;
 				}
 			}
-			if (NEXT_IS_NUMBER()) {
+			if (NEXT_IS_SIGNED_NUMBER()) {
 				NEXT_ARG();
 				if (get_s32(&rate.cell_overhead, *argv, 0)) {
 					explain1("rate");