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Date:   Sat, 6 Feb 2021 16:57:12 -0800
From:   Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
To:     Willem de Bruijn <willemdebruijn.kernel@...il.com>
Cc:     Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        John Ogness <john.ogness@...utronix.de>,
        Tanner Love <tannerlove@...gle.com>,
        Eyal Birger <eyal.birger@...il.com>,
        Network Development <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux-kernel <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net/packet: Improve the comment about LL
 header visibility criteria

On Fri, 5 Feb 2021 21:51:36 -0500 Willem de Bruijn wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 5, 2021 at 5:42 PM Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com> wrote:
> >
> > The "dev_has_header" function, recently added in
> > commit d549699048b4 ("net/packet: fix packet receive on L3 devices
> > without visible hard header"),
> > is more accurate as criteria for determining whether a device exposes
> > the LL header to upper layers, because in addition to dev->header_ops,
> > it also checks for dev->header_ops->create.
> >
> > When transmitting an skb on a device, dev_hard_header can be called to
> > generate an LL header. dev_hard_header will only generate a header if
> > dev->header_ops->create is present.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: Xie He <xie.he.0141@...il.com>  
> 
> Acked-by: Willem de Bruijn <willemb@...gle.com>
> 
> Indeed, existence of dev->header_ops->create is the deciding factor. Thanks Xie.

Applied, thanks!

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