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Date:   Fri, 22 Mar 2019 17:17:52 +0100
From:   David Ahern <>
To:     Alexei Starovoitov <>,
        David Ahern <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ipv6: Move ipv6 stubs to a separate header file

On 3/22/19 5:14 PM, Alexei Starovoitov wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 22, 2019 at 06:06:09AM -0700, David Ahern wrote:
>> From: David Ahern <>
>> The number of stubs is growing and has nothing to do with addrconf.
>> Move the definition of the stubs to a separate header file and update
>> users. In the move, drop the vxlan specific comment before ipv6_stub.
>> Code move only; no functional change intended.
>> Signed-off-by: David Ahern <>
> nack.
> why this code churn?

This is a prep patch for nexthops as separate objects. I will be adding
4 more functions to the stubs, and I hit a bit of a header nightmare
with it in addrconf.h.

And this has no impact on ipv6 built in or as a module; it has only to
do with a proper header file for a definition.

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