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Date:	Wed, 03 Feb 2016 16:17:14 +0100
From:	Daniel Borkmann <>
To:	Jiri Pirko <>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>
Subject: Re: [patch net-next RFC 0/6] Introduce devlink interface and first
 drivers to use it

On 02/03/2016 02:33 PM, Jiri Pirko wrote:
> Wed, Feb 03, 2016 at 02:31:33PM CET, wrote:
>> On Wed,  3 Feb 2016 11:47:56 +0100
>> Jiri Pirko <> wrote:
>>> From: Jiri Pirko <>
>>> It is available here:
>> IHMO this very short command name "dl" is not an advantage.  It is
>> simply too unspecific and short for a good Google search.  E.g. when
>> searching for good examples for using "dl".  I think "devlink" would be
>> better.  If you like short commands do: alias dl="devlink"
> I was thinking about using "devlink". Decided to go with shortened
> version so this is in-line with "ip". But you have a point.

Btw, if you add this tool into iproute2 (which would be preferred), then
probably dl should be ok (and easier retrievable in that relation).

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