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Date:	Tue, 7 Oct 2014 18:42:33 +0300
From:	"Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, rusty@...tcorp.com.au,
	virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 08/16] virtio_net: drop config_enable

On Tue, Oct 07, 2014 at 11:36:43AM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
> Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:49:15 +0300
> 
> > On Mon, Oct 06, 2014 at 03:02:38PM -0400, David Miller wrote:
> >> From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
> >> 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 <mst@...hat.com>
> >> 
> >> 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.
> 
> CC: mailing lists and "focus" developers, a small carefully selected
> group of people who would be strongly interested in this change.
> 
> I really don't understand why this is so complicated, I've never run
> into a situation where I had to CC: 200 people in my two decades of
> kernel development :-/

Will do for the next version, thanks!
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