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Date:   Mon, 7 Sep 2020 09:36:14 -0700
From:   Jakub Kicinski <>
To:     Leon Romanovsky <>
Cc:     Jiri Pirko <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] mlx4: make sure to always set the port type

On Mon, 7 Sep 2020 09:48:30 +0300 Leon Romanovsky wrote:
>>>> And can we call to devlink_port_type_*_set() without IS_ENABLED() check?  
>>> It'll generate two netlink notifications - not the end of the world but
>>> also doesn't feel super clean.  
> I would say that such a situation is corner case during the driver init and
> not an end of the world to see double netlink message.

Could you spell out your reasoning here? Are you concerned about
out-of-tree drivers?

I don't see how adding IS_ENABLED() to the condition outweighs 
the benefit of not having duplicated netlink notifications.

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