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Date:   Fri, 17 Jan 2020 23:01:57 +0530
From:   Sunil Kovvuri <sunil.kovvuri@...il.com>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>
Cc:     Linux Netdev List <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@...e.cz>,
        Christina Jacob <cjacob@...vell.com>,
        Sunil Goutham <sgoutham@...vell.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 14/17] octeontx2-pf: Add basic ethtool support

On Fri, Jan 17, 2020 at 7:03 AM Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org> wrote:
>
> On Fri, 17 Jan 2020 01:17:30 +0530, sunil.kovvuri@...il.com wrote:
> > +#define DRV_NAME     "octeontx2-nicpf"
> > +#define DRV_VERSION  "1.0"
>
> > +     strlcpy(info->driver, DRV_NAME, sizeof(info->driver));
> > +     strlcpy(info->version, DRV_VERSION, sizeof(info->version));
>
> We generally discourage the user of DRV_VERSION these days and suggest
> to return the kernel version here. With backports and heavily patched
> distro kernels this number quickly becomes counter-informative.
>
> Thanks for the changes to the stats!

Okay, will remove the version info.

Thanks,
Sunil.

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