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Date:	Sat, 17 May 2014 10:50:31 +0200
From:	Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
To:	Stephen Hemminger <stephen@...workplumber.org>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, mschmidt@...hat.com
Subject: Re: [patch iproute2 1/3] iproute2: arpd: use ll_addr_a2n and
 ll_addr_n2a

Sat, May 17, 2014 at 05:58:16AM CEST, stephen@...workplumber.org wrote:
>On Thu, 15 May 2014 18:50:51 +0200
>Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us> wrote:
>
>> Thu, May 15, 2014 at 05:43:42PM CEST, stephen@...workplumber.org wrote:
>> >On Thu, 15 May 2014 15:10:20 +0200
>> >Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Signed-off-by: Jiri Pirko <jiri@...nulli.us>
>> >> ---
>> >>  misc/arpd.c | 6 +++---
>> >>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
>> >> 
>> >
>> >Why not use more standard ether_ntoa ?
>> 
>> Because the rest of the code uses ll_addr_n2a. There is no user of
>> ether_ntoa in iproute2.
>
>arpd is more of a standalone program.

I know but it is a part of the package (git tree). The other instances
use ll_addr_n2a. I'm ok with using ether_ntoa, I just wanted to follow
what is already there.

I can change it and post v2 it you want. I can also change other instances
of usage ll_addr_n2a to ether_ntoa.


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