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Date:	Thu, 30 Jun 2011 20:35:49 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Cong Wang <amwang@...hat.com>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/2] netpoll: Trivial updates

On Fri, 2011-07-01 at 11:26 +0800, Cong Wang wrote:
> 于 2011年07月01日 09:08, Joe Perches 写道:
> > cc: WANG Cong<amwang@...hat.com>
> > Joe Perches (2):
> >    netpoll: Remove unused EXPORT_SYMBOLs of netpoll_poll and netpoll_poll_dev
> >    netpoll: Remove trivial wrapper function netpoll_poll
> >   include/linux/netpoll.h |    2 --
> >   net/core/netpoll.c      |   13 +++----------
> >   2 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
> I am fine with patch 1/2, but not 2/2, since it is trivial,
> why touch it? With netpoll_poll(), we don't need to explore the
> details of struct netpoll, I think it is nice to have it.

Shrug.  Neither is used.  Keep things minimal.

> BTW, you can kill the export of netpoll_send_skb_on_dev() too.

Not too sure about that.

It's used in netpoll.h by netpoll_send_skb.
It could be called from anywhere.
It's currently called/used by bonding.h.

cheers, Joe



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