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Date:	Mon, 25 Jun 2007 14:01:31 -0700
From:	"Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
To:	"David Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>
Cc:	<kaber@...sh.net>, <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	<shemminger@...ux-foundation.org>
Subject: RE: [RTNETLINK]: Add nested compat attribute

> From: "Waskiewicz Jr, Peter P" <peter.p.waskiewicz.jr@...el.com>
> Date: Mon, 25 Jun 2007 10:14:37 -0700
> 
> > > 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.
> 
> I've just put Patrick's patch into the net-2.6.23 tree.

Awesome Dave!!  Thank you very much. :)

-PJ Waskiewicz
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