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Date:	Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:25:23 -0700
From:	Cong Wang <>
To:	Florian Westphal <>
Cc:	Francesco Ruggeri <>,
	netdev <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Weilong Chen <>
Subject: Re: Cannot move macvlan interface on top of bonding device

On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 12:06 PM, Florian Westphal <> wrote:
> Cong Wang <> wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 17, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Francesco Ruggeri <> wrote:
>> > This used to work in older releases.
>> > The problem seems to be that commit f939981492 sets NETIF_F_NETNS_LOCAL
>> > on bonding interfaces, and commit 797f87f83 causes macvlan interfaces
>> > to inherit its features from the lower device.
>> >
>> > Is there a reason why NETIF_F_NETNS_LOCAL should be inherited from the
>> > lower device
>> > by macvlan interfaces?
>> commit 797f87f83 looks wrong, it should not inherit NETIF_F_NETNS_LOCAL,
>> so just clear this flag. Please submit a patch.
> Under which conditions would NETIF_F_NETNS_LOCAL have to be inherited?
> (i.e., why is it inheritable in the first place?)

Huh? Kidding me?
Isn't the question for yourself the author of commit 797f87f83?
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