lists.openwall.net   lists  /  announce  owl-users  owl-dev  john-users  john-dev  passwdqc-users  yescrypt  popa3d-users  /  oss-security  kernel-hardening  musl  sabotage  tlsify  passwords  /  crypt-dev  xvendor  /  Bugtraq  Full-Disclosure  linux-kernel  linux-netdev  linux-ext4  PHC 
Open Source and information security mailing list archives
 
Hash Suite: Windows password security audit tool. GUI, reports in PDF.
[<prev] [next>] [<thread-prev] [thread-next>] [day] [month] [year] [list]
Date:	Thu, 05 Jun 2008 13:47:39 -0700
From:	Roland Dreier <rdreier@...co.com>
To:	Patrick McHardy <kaber@...sh.net>
Cc:	Stephen Hemminger <shemminger@...tta.com>,
	Amar Mudrankit <amar.mudrankit@...gic.com>,
	Dave Dillow <dillowda@...l.gov>, Greg KH <greg@...ah.com>,
	general@...ts.openfabrics.org, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	poornima.kamath@...gic.com
Subject: Re: [ofa-general] Re: [PATCH v3 08/13] QLogic VNIC: sysfs interface implementation for the driver

 > > There is nothing stopping adding a well designed alternate interface.
 > > Either netlink or ioctl's are okay. As long as it is 32/64 bit clean.

 > From a quick look it seems it should use rtnl_link instead
 > of adding yet another private sysfs interface.

This seems crazy -- why do we want to push things towards the complexity
of rtnl_link instead of a simple text-based interface that can be
trivial used with 'echo' from the shell?  What advantages does that
give?

 - R.
--
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe netdev" in
the body of a message to majordomo@...r.kernel.org
More majordomo info at  http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html

Powered by blists - more mailing lists