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Date:   Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:31:59 -0800 (PST)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 0/8] Pass extack to NETDEV_PRE_UP

From: Petr Machata <>
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2018 17:05:35 +0000

> Drivers may need to validate configuration of a device that's about to
> be upped. An example is mlxsw, which needs to check the configuration of
> a VXLAN device attached to an offloaded bridge. Should the validation
> fail, there's currently no way to communicate details of the failure to
> the user, beyond an error number.
> Therefore this patch set extends the NETDEV_PRE_UP event to include
> extack, if available.

Series applied, thank you.

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