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Date:	Tue, 21 Jan 2014 23:00:16 +0100
From:	Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
To:	Scott Feldman <sfeldma@...ulusnetworks.com>
Cc:	Veaceslav Falico <vfalico@...hat.com>,
	Jay Vosburgh <fubar@...ibm.com>,
	Andy Gospodarek <andy@...yhouse.net>,
	Netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
	Roopa Prabhu <roopa@...ulusnetworks.com>,
	Shrijeet Mukherjee <shm@...ulusnetworks.com>,
	Ding Tianhong <dingtianhong@...wei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 2/2] bonding: add netlink attributes to slave
 link dev

Tue, Jan 21, 2014 at 10:36:58PM CET, sfeldma@...ulusnetworks.com wrote:
>
>On Jan 21, 2014, at 5:34 AM, Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us> 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 think is should be done rather in rtnl_link_ops. It's the natural point
for this ops. I have patchset prepared. Will send it very soon.

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