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Date:	Mon, 25 Jun 2007 10:14:37 -0700
From:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
To:	"Patrick McHardy" <kaber@...sh.net>,
	"David Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	<netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	"Stephen Hemminger" <shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: RE: [RTNETLINK]: Add nested compat attribute

> This patch adds a new attribute type that can be used to 
> replace non-nested attributes that contain structures by 
> nested ones in a compatible way.
> 
> This can be used in cases like Peter's who is trying to 
> extend sch_prio, which currently uses a fixed structure 
> without any holes.
> 
> Switching to nested attributes makes sure that the next 
> person won't run into the same problem.

I've been using this patch and the IPROUTE2 patches Patrick has proposed
with no issues.  Can someone else look at these patches when they have
time?  I'd be interested in seeing them make it into 2.6.23.

Thanks!!

-PJ Waskiewicz
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