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Date:	Mon, 02 May 2016 22:39:45 -0400 (EDT)
From:	David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ipv6: add new struct ipcm6_cookie

From: Wei Wang <>
Date: Fri, 29 Apr 2016 17:31:12 -0700

> From: Wei Wang <>
> In the sendmsg function of UDP, raw, ICMP and l2tp sockets, we use local
> variables like hlimits, tclass, opt and dontfrag and pass them to corresponding
> functions like ip6_make_skb, ip6_append_data and xxx_push_pending_frames.
> This is not a good practice and makes it hard to add new parameters.
> This fix introduces a new struct ipcm6_cookie similar to ipcm_cookie in
> ipv4 and include the above mentioned variables. And we only pass the
> pointer to this structure to corresponding functions. This makes it easier
> to add new parameters in the future and makes the function cleaner.
> Signed-off-by: Wei Wang <>

Looks good, applied, thank you.

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