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Date:	Tue, 30 Oct 2007 15:35:10 +1100
From:	Neil Brown <>
To:	Aurélien Charbon <>
Cc:	Mailing list NFSv4 <>,
	netdev ML <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/2] NFS: handle IPv6 addresses in nfs ctl

On Monday October 22, wrote:
> Here is a second missing part of the IPv6 support in NFS server code 
> concerning knfd syscall interface.
> It updates write_getfd and write_getfd to accept IPv6 addresses.

Sorry for not replying to this earlier - I saw the Oct 12 post and
thought about it but didn't actually reply before getting distracted

I think this patch is unnecessary and hence not wanted.
The getfs / getfs calls should be considered legacy calls.
Adding functionality to them is not appropriate.

IPv6 addresses should be handled only via the

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