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Re: skb_migrate() / net/atm/ipcommon.c

To: chas williams <chas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: skb_migrate() / net/atm/ipcommon.c
From: Mitchell Blank Jr <mitch@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 09:37:20 -0700
Cc: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxx>, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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chas williams wrote:
> i am fairly sure this function will go away in the future.
> its used to move an existing skb_queue to a new queue, so 
> the queue can be 're-processed'.  it seems to me that it
> might be easier to just find the current tail of the queue
> and process the queue to that point instead of copying to a
> new list.  its on that list of things to do.

Yes, my series of "backend" patches removes ipcommon.[ch] entirely.  I'll
try to send a rediff of them over the weekend if all the currently
pending ATM patches land.

-Mitch

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