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Date:   Mon, 20 Jul 2020 16:49:48 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v2 0/4] net: dsa: Setup dsa_netdev_ops

From: Florian Fainelli <>
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 2020 20:49:50 -0700

> This patch series addresses the overloading of a DSA CPU/management
> interface's netdev_ops for the purpose of providing useful information
> from the switch side.
> Up until now we had duplicated the existing netdev_ops structure and
> added specific function pointers to return information of interest. Here
> we have a more controlled way of doing this by involving the specific
> netdev_ops function pointers that we want to be patched, which is easier
> for auditing code in the future. As a byproduct we can now maintain
> netdev_ops pointer comparisons which would be failing before (no known
> in tree problems because of that though).
> Let me know if this approach looks reasonable to you and we might do the
> same with our ethtool_ops overloading as well.

This looks good to me, series applied.

And yes, doing something similar for ethtool_ops is probably a good idea

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