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Date:	Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:27:07 +0200
From:	Bjørn Mork <bjorn@...k.no>
To:	Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no>
Cc:	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
	David Herrmann <dh.herrmann@...il.com>,
	Kay Sievers <kay@...y.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 03/33] net: set name_assign_type in alloc_netdev()

Tom Gundersen <teg@...m.no> writes:

> What I suggest to do is:
>
> Leave NET_NAME_UNKNOWN in alloc_etherdev() (and any similar
> constructs), but in the cases where we know that the final name set
> before netdev_register() is some template, I'd still set this to
> NET_NAME_ENUM as we do now to make it clear which cases have been
> reviewed. So the patchset does not change much, but it would eliminate
> any risk of false positives.
>
> Does that sound reasonable to you?

Yes, sure.  Although I'm not at all convinced about the value.  But I
don't need to be, as that is not for me to decide :-)



Bjørn
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