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Date:   Fri, 4 Nov 2016 13:29:35 +0100
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     "Allan W. Nielsen" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 1/5] ethtool: (uapi) Add ETHTOOL_PHY_GTUNABLE

> It was "just" to mimic how "tunable_type_id/ETHTOOL_TUNABLE_UNSPEC" (and other)
> is done.

Yes, i know. I'm wondering about cult cargo programming...

> The thinking was that we did not want an "ID" of zero do to anything - because
> that could mean the programmer had forgot to set the field...

Seems reasonable. Leave it as is.


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