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Date:	Mon, 22 Dec 2008 19:13:43 +0800
From:	"Li Yang" <>
To:	"Timur Tabi" <>
Cc:	"Anton Vorontsov" <>,,,
	"Andy Fleming" <>,
	"Jeff Garzik" <>,
	"David Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 6/6] ucc_geth: Remove UGETH_FILTERING dead code

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 11:23 AM, Timur Tabi <> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 18, 2008 at 12:23 PM, Anton Vorontsov
> <> wrote:
>> The code appears to be dead: nobody call these functions, plus build
>> breaks when UGETH_FILTERING is enabled:
> I general, I agree with patches like this, but I'd like to hear from
> Leo first why this code was written in the first place before I can
> ack it.

The code was there to test the frame filtering feature which probably
can be used in multicast and VLAN support.  I didn't remove it because
it could be a base for whoever interested to implement a general frame
filtering framework or custom features.  Given the fact that unused
code can easily become broken.  I agree that it can be removed for

Acked-by: Li Yang <>
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