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Date:	Tue, 11 Dec 2012 13:43:10 -0500 (EST)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: netdevice wanrouter: Convert directly reference of netdev->priv

From: Dan Carpenter <>
Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2012 12:04:05 +0300

> I suspect we should just revert the patch?

That is absolutely something we cannot do.

netdev->priv no longer exists, first of all.

And the whole point of this change was to allow us to
remove any and all references to netdev->priv, exactly
so that we could remove it altogether.

If you look at the commit in question, the idea is to
allocate the netdev in the ->new_if() callback.

And that's in fact what happens.

What's missing at the top level is something like:

	dev = wandev->dev;

And perhaps removing the 'dev' argument to the ->new_if()
method since it obviously is always NULL and never actually

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