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Re: patch: Action repeat

To: jamal <hadi@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: patch: Action repeat
From: Thomas Graf <tgraf@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 15:33:06 +0200
Cc: Patrick McHardy <kaber@xxxxxxxxx>, netdev <netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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* Thomas Graf <20050504132822.GB18452@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2005-05-04 15:28
> * jamal <1115211549.7665.140.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2005-05-04 08:59
> > On Wed, 2005-04-05 at 14:31 +0200, Thomas Graf wrote:
> > > * jamal <1115207194.7665.109.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 2005-05-04 07:46
> > 
> > > > tc_verd to say "clear tc_classid" and have the meta action decide if it
> > > > is global(dont clear) or not(clear - current behavior) during
> > > > clone/copy . Does this sound reasonable?
> > > 
> > > I have no objections but fail to see why we want to clear it anyway?
> > > 
> > 
> > If its scope is local i.e for one device, then not reseting could
> > confuse the next device that sees it and tries to classify on it.
> 
> OK, so we're not talking about a reset in action_exec() but rather
> in tc_classify() or enqueue()?

Sorry, little bit to vague, what I mean is before the first call to
tc_classify() or enqueue() on a new device.

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