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Date:   Fri, 12 Jan 2018 10:39:03 -0800
From:   Pravin Shelar <>
To:     Jiri Benc <>
Cc:     William Tu <>,
        Linux Kernel Network Developers <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv2 net-next 2/2] openvswitch: add erspan version II support

On Fri, Jan 12, 2018 at 12:27 AM, Jiri Benc <> wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jan 2018 08:34:14 -0800, William Tu wrote:
>> I'd also prefer reverting ceaa001a170e since it's more clean but I
>> also hope to have this feature in 4.15.
>> How long does reverting take? Am I only able to submit the new patch
>> after the reverting is merged? Or I can submit revert and this new
>> patch in one series? I have little experience in reverting, can you
>> suggest which way is better?
> Send the revert for net (subject will be "[PATCH net] revert:
> openvswitch: Add erspan tunnel support."). Don't forget to explain why
> you're proposing a revert.
> After it is accepted and applied to net.git, wait until the patch
> appears in net-next.git. It may take a little while. After that, send
> the new patch(es) for net-next.

I agree, Once we have the V2 interface, this current ERSAN interface
unlikely to be used by any one, so it would be nice to get rid of the
old interface while we can.

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