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Date:	Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:24:58 -0700 (PDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v4 01/13] net: dsa: reduce number of protocol

From: Alexander Duyck <>
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:25:45 -0700

> Just a thought, you might want to consider using a protocol value other
> than ETH_P_DSA.  Maybe we should add a new value named ETH_P_XDSA for
> this approach since what we are doing is a multiplexed DSA protocol now.
> This would allow for much easier back-porting of this if needed and also
> prevents us from possibly triggering any issues if there are any
> user-space APIs that might be trying to capture packets based on the
> protocol value.

Agreed, Florian can you respin this patch set using a newly allocated
ETH_P_* value for these new semantics?

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