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Date:	Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:47:17 +0200
From:	Johannes Berg <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] Allow to set net namespace for wireless device

On Tue, 2014-10-14 at 15:16 +0300, wrote:

> The reason for this was to make possible to change netns for wireless
> dev via 'ip link' too like for 'iw' util. I just think that changing
> namespace for netdev should have the generic way. May be you can suggest
> a better way

That's a respectable goal, but I think you're way overshooting it and
thus getting it wrong. You're changing the semantics from

 "please switch this interface to that other netns"

 "please switch this interface *and all others on this HW* to that other

which is, in my opinion, something so much more unexpected and prone to
breaking people's setups than returning "not supported" here.


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