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Date:   Mon, 16 Mar 2020 12:39:44 +0300
From:   Sergei Shtylyov <sergei.shtylyov@...entembedded.com>
To:     Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@...e.cz>,
        David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 3/3] ethtool: reject unrecognized request flags

Hello!

On 15.03.2020 20:17, Michal Kubecek wrote:

> As pointed out by Jakub Kicinski, we ethtool netlink code should respond

    s/we/the/?

> with an error if request head has flags set which are not recognized by
> kernel, either as a mistake or because it expects functionality introduced
> in later kernel versions.
> 
> To avoid unnecessary roundtrips, use extack cookie to  provide the
> information about supported request flags.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@...e.cz>
[...]

MBR, Sergei

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