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Date:	Fri, 3 Jan 2014 16:43:37 -0800
From:	Cong Wang <>
To:	David Miller <>
Cc:	Linux Kernel Network Developers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: unify the pcpu_tstats and br_cpu_netstats

On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 4:32 PM, David Miller <> wrote:
> From: Cong Wang <>
> Date: Fri, 3 Jan 2014 04:53:47 +0000 (UTC)
>> On Thu, 02 Jan 2014 at 08:57 GMT, <> wrote:
>>> From: Li RongQing <>
>>> They are same, so unify them as one, pcpu_tstats.
>>> and move pcpu_tstat into netdevice.h
>> tstats means Tunnel STATS, right? So, it has to be
>> in if_tunnel.h.
> They are being used in the bridging code now, did you read the
> patch?
> So not really limited to just tunnels, and therefore they really do
> belong somewhere generic like netdevice.h

I knew, my point is we should find a better name than "tstat".

> This also means that since they are now an encapsulation thing we
> should rename them to pcpu_encap_stats or similar, thanks.

Not sure "encap" makes sense for bridge too.

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