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Date:	Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:49:15 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/16] virtio_net: drop config_enable

On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 03:02:38PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
> Date: Sun, 5 Oct 2014 19:07:13 +0300
> > Now that virtio core ensures config changes don't arrive during probing,
> > drop config_enable flag in virtio net.
> > On removal, flush is now sufficient to guarantee that no change work is
> > queued.
> > 
> > This help simplify the driver, and will allow setting DRIVER_OK earlier
> > without losing config change notifications.
> > 
> > Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <>
> It's hard for people on the networking side to review these changes
> since you haven't CC:'d them on any of the postings necessary to
> understand the context of the net/ and drivers/net/ changes.
> Please at a minimum CC: everyone on your header [PATCH 0/N] posting
> so we know at least at a high level what is going on, and why.
> Thanks.

It's a bit tricky for large patchsets - if I add everyone to 0/N
then vger isn't happy with Cc list that is too large.

What is your advice here? Cc just mailing lists on 0/N?

FWIW this patchset is inteded for the virtio tree.

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