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Date:	Wed, 13 Jan 2010 17:53:43 +0100
From:	Daniel Borkmann <>
To:	Jeff Moyer <>
Cc:	Matt Mackall <>, David Miller <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] netpoll: allow execution of multiple rx_hooks per 

2010/1/13 Jeff Moyer <>:
> Daniel Borkmann <> writes:
>> Daniel Borkmann wrote:
>>> Matt Mackall wrote:
>>>> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 15:59 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>>>>> From: Matt Mackall <>
>>>>> Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:21:48 -0600
>>>>>> Looks pretty good. Dave?
>>>>>> Acked-by: Matt Mackall <>
>>>>> I don't like the loop for RX ARP processing.
>>>>> The packet contents aren't going to change, so doing basic
>>>>> packet validation inside of the "for each RX client" loop
>>>>> of arp_reply() doesn't make any sense.
>>>> True. Dan, please help our poor compilers with some manual loop
>>>> invariant motion.
>>> Okay, true. I'll fix this by tomorrow and resend the patch.
>> Here the fix of the RX ARP processing routine. Content that isn't
>> going to change is out-of-loop.
>> Successfully tested on my machines.
> Against what tree does this patch apply?  It doesn't apply to Linus's
> git tree.  Also, in the future, could you use the -p option to diff so
> we can see what function or data structure is being modified?  It really
> helps in reviewing.

As mentioned earlier in this thread... when I started developing the patch I
used (latest stable from, which might be already "old" ...
sorry for that. Ok, next time I will use -p, too. For the moment, it was diff
with -Nur. Shall I resend?

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