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Re: [PATCH] pkt_cls.h incompatiables

To: Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@xxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] pkt_cls.h incompatiables
From: Jamal Hadi Salim <hadi@xxxxxxxx>
Date: 23 Jul 2004 16:25:31 -0400
Cc: YOSHIFUJI Hideaki / ____________ <yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>, "David S. Miller" <davem@xxxxxxxxxx>, arekm@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, netdev@xxxxxxxxxxx
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On Fri, 2004-07-23 at 12:21, Stephen Hemminger wrote:

> Looking at the netlink style, wouldn't it make sense to add additional
> separate payloads for the new features.  This keeps the API the same and
> the kernel can easily adapt for new/old values.

If things were perfect this is the way to go. Maybe in 2.7 we can start
scrubbing some of this issues.


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