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Date:	Wed, 28 Feb 2007 16:51:23 -0800
From:	Jean Tourrilhes <>
To:	Johannes Berg <>
Cc:	Greg KH <>, Jarek Poplawski <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Linux kernel mailing list <>,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2.6.20] kobject net ifindex + rename

On Thu, Mar 01, 2007 at 01:37:46AM +0100, Johannes Berg wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-02-28 at 16:26 -0800, Jean Tourrilhes wrote:
> > +	/* This function is only used for network interface.
> > +	 * Some hotplug package track interfaces by their name and
> > +	 * therefore want to know when the name is changed by the user. */
> Right now, that's true, but wireless is going to start using
> device_rename pretty soon as well. Could you rephrase this comment?
> johannes

	I would prefer to fix the comment when this change actually
happens. I prefer comments to refer to the current reality, rather
than past/future situation. When you introduce wireless renaming, you
will need to verify the whole chain anyway, so you might as well fix
the comment while merging wireless renaming.
	Note also that my comment is technically correct. I did not
say 'netdev' but the more generic term 'network interface', and I
believe your wireless interface is a 'network interface', even if it's
not a netdev ;-)
	But if this really bugs you, please feel free to respin my

	Have fun...


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