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Date:	Tue, 21 Jan 2014 13:36:58 -0800
From:	Scott Feldman <>
To:	Jiri Pirko <>
Cc:	Veaceslav Falico <>,
	Jay Vosburgh <>,
	Andy Gospodarek <>,
	Netdev <>,
	Roopa Prabhu <>,
	Shrijeet Mukherjee <>,
	Ding Tianhong <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/2] bonding: add netlink attributes to slave link dev

On Jan 21, 2014, at 5:34 AM, Jiri Pirko <> wrote:

>> +	if (rtnl_bond_slave_fill(skb, dev))
>> +		goto nla_put_failure;
>> +
> I must say I do not like this at all. This should be done in a generic
> way. By a callback registered by bonding and possibly other master-slave
> device types.

The bond was registered with the ndo_get_slave op.  ndo_get_slave could be used for other master-slave device types.  I’ll agree that rtnl_bond_slave_fill() could have been written more generically.  Is that the objection?

> I have something in mind, will try to prepare patch soon.

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