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Date:	Thu, 03 Jul 2008 04:26:14 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Cc:,,,, Matheos.Worku@....COM,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 26/39]: netdev: netdev_priv() can now be sane again.

From: Krzysztof Halasa <>
Date: Thu, 03 Jul 2008 13:23:32 +0200

> David Miller <> writes:
> > The private area of a netdev is now at a fixed offset once more.
> >
> > Unfortunately, some assumptions that netdev_priv() == netdev->priv
> > crept back into the tree.  In particular this happened in the
> > loopback driver.
> Perhaps the netdev_priv() should be renamed to avoid confusion?

If all drivers call netdev_priv(), there is no confusion :)

I plan to rename dev->priv to dev->_priv and fix all the fallout.
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