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Date:	Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:20:32 +0200
From:	Veaceslav Falico <>
To:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/2] bonding: add its own Kconfig

On Tue, Jul 15, 2014 at 06:10:56PM -0700, David Miller wrote:
>From: Veaceslav Falico <>
>Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2014 12:15:39 +0200
>> Currently to change some built-in defaults it's necessary to change the
>> code, and to maintain these patches on each update.
>> Create a bonding's Kconfig to make it possible to configure them at build
>> time.
>There is really no reason these values can't be set at run time, and that
>is my only, but firm, objection to this patch series.

Yeah, MIIMON default value doesn't really need to exist, vlan depth can be
configured dynamically ...

>For the per-slave things, make new netlink attributes that can be provided
>when the slave is added, using the existing default if not specified.
>This means the fixed sized arrays involved here need to become
>dynamically allocated.

... and arp ip targets can be also made into lists.

I'll try to change it and come up with split patchsets.

Thank you!
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