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Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 16:56:31 +0100
From:   Toke Høiland-Jørgensen <>
Cc:     "Mohit P. Tahiliani" <>,
        Jamal Hadi Salim <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Dave Taht <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Stephen Hemminger <>,
        Leslie Monis <>,
        "Sachin D . Patil" <>,
        "V . Saicharan" <>,
        Mohit Bhasi <>,
        Gautam Ramakrishnan <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v4 1/2] net: sched: pie: refactor code writes:

> From: "Mohit P. Tahiliani" <>
> This patch is a precursor for the addition of the Flow Queue Proportional
> Integral Controller Enhanced (FQ-PIE) qdisc. The patch removes structures
> and small inline functions common to both PIE and FQ-PIE and moves it to
> the header file include/net/pie.h. It also exports symbols from sch_pie.c
> that are to be reused in sch_fq_pie.c.

The way this is done means that sch_fq_pie.ko will end up with a module
dependency on sch_pie.ko, right? I don't think we have any such
dependencies already; not *necessarily* a blocker, but it does strike me
as a bit odd. Stephen, is this what you had in mind?


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