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Re: [PATCH] IPv6 MIB:ipv6DefaultRouterTable

To: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6 MIB:ipv6DefaultRouterTable
From: Shirley Ma <xma@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 11:30:25 -0800
Cc: mashirle@xxxxxxxxxx, davem@xxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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Hi, Yoshifuji,

This rule would mean that any new kernel development *could* break something somewhere else? ;-)

I don't see any application uses these values for now, so I change them. It's good for kernel to provide the real MIBs information. If later on, some applications start to use these values, they can get the correct numbers without converting. Unless you can give me an broken example. :-)

Shirley Ma
IBM Linux Technology Center
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Sent by: "Hideaki YOSHIFUJI" <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

To: Shirley Ma/Beaverton/IBM@IBMUS
cc: mashirle@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, davem@xxxxxxxxxx, kuznet@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6 MIB:ipv6DefaultRouterTable

In article <OFC6D64AE0.CEE7DA5F-ON87256E1C.0068A56A@xxxxxxxxxx> (at Thu, 15 Jan 2004 11:09:47 -0800), Shirley Ma <xma@xxxxxxxxxx> says:

> But if no applications use this value, and nothing is boken. It's not
> harmful to change the kernel to provide MIBs in as-is format.

Shirley, nobody can prove that nothing will be broken. :-)


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