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Date:	Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:21:48 -0600
From:	Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>
To:	Daniel Borkmann <danborkmann@...glemail.com>
Cc:	David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	jmoyer@...hat.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org, netdev@....sgi.com
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netpoll: allow execution of multiple rx_hooks per
 interface

On Fri, 2010-01-08 at 01:20 +0100, Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> Daniel Borkmann wrote:
> > David Miller wrote:
> >> From: Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>
> >> Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 21:54:05 -0600
> >>
> >>> Please inline patches so they can be reviewed easily in reply.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -       struct netpoll *np = npi->rx_np;
> >>> +       struct netpoll **np = &npi->rx_np;
> >>>  
> >>> -       if (!np)
> >>> +       if (!(*np))
> >>>
> >>> This makes everything horrible. Can you avoid the double indirection?
> >>> Using a list head might be a good answer.
> >>>
> >> Agreed on all counts.
> >>
> > 
> > Agreed on the double indirection, I'll fix it.
> > 
> > I've already considered the list_head structure, but then I was the opinion
> > that a double linked list might not be necessary for this, so I did it that
> > way ... (compare: kernel notifier by Alan Cox). If you insist on that I'll
> > fix it of course ;)
> 
> So, here's the list head implementation. Tested on both of my machines with several
> rx_hook clients.

Looks pretty good. Dave?

Acked-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@...enic.com>

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