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Date:	Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:35:26 +0200
From:	Eyal Birger <>
To:	David Miller <>
Cc:	Willem de Bruijn <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Shmulik Ladkani <>,,
	Marcel Holtmann <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 4/7] net: packet: use skb->dev as storage for
 skb orig len instead of skb->cb[]

On Sun, Mar 1, 2015 at 7:31 AM, David Miller <> wrote:
> From: Eyal Birger <>
> Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2015 07:09:54 +0200
>> Ok. Another suggestion I received was to delay the preparation of the full
>> sockaddr_ll until it is needed, and store the skb original length in the first
>> two fields (sll_protocol and sll_family) as they can be derived later on from
>> the skb.
>> IMHO, It would still be somewhat of a hack though.
>> Would that approach be considered?
> I think it's better than mangling skb->dev

Ok. Will submit a v3.
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