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Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Functions Clean-up

To: yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [PATCH] IPv6: Functions Clean-up
From: "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 23 Feb 2003 01:18:16 -0800 (PST)
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   From: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / 吉藤英明 <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
   Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 11:54:27 +0900 (JST)
   This patch cleans up functions in ipv6 stack:
    - export route6_me_harder() as ip6_route_harder() and
      use it from net/ipv6/netfilter/ip6_queue.c.
    - make ip6_addr_prefix() to generate prefix of given address and
      prefix length, instead of doing "ipv6_copy_addr() then
Please change new name to ip6_route_me_harder().  When one
says "something me harder" is has amusing implications when
heard by most english speakers and I'd like to keep this :-)

I will apply this patch once you make the change.  Would you
like me to add it to 2.4.x as well?

We really need to revisit USAGI patch backlog.  I have and will apply
privacy extension 2.5.x patch you sent.  For all the others please
feel free to "patch bomb" me :-) Please indicate with each patch
whether the it is desired in 2.4.x as well.

If you wish to concentrate on ipv6 ipsec first, that is ok too. :-)

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