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Date:	Sat, 29 Mar 2014 15:37:37 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v5 0/4] Provide netdev naming-policy via sysfs

From: Tom Gundersen <>
Date: Sat, 29 Mar 2014 10:46:02 +0100

> The issue I see with that is that there are several ways to generate
> predictable names, and the user may want to chose between them, so
> this is arguably policy that should not be in the kernel. If you don't
> think that's a problem, I'd be happy to submit a patch to move all
> this logic from udev to the kernel, just let me know how you see it.

Unfortunately, we have already allowed this kind of thing for setting
MAC addresses so I guess I'll have to allow your changes to be applied.

But before I ask you to resubmit, do you have full buy-in from the
udev folks for this facility?

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