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Date:   Fri, 02 Oct 2020 19:11:38 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 0/9] genetlink: support per-command policy

From: Jakub Kicinski <>
Date: Fri,  2 Oct 2020 14:49:51 -0700

> The objective of this series is to dump ethtool policies
> to be able to tell which flags are supported by the kernel.
> Current release adds ETHTOOL_FLAG_STATS for dumping extra
> stats, but because of strict checking we need to make sure
> that the flag is actually supported before setting it in
> a request.
> Ethtool policies are per command, and so far only dumping
> family policies was supported.
> The series adds new set of "light" ops to genl families which
> don't have all the callbacks, and won't have the policy.
> Most of families are then moved to these ops. This gives
> us 4096B in savings on an allyesconfig build (not counting
> the growth that would have happened when policy is added):
>      text       data       bss        dec       hex
> 244415581  227958581  78372980  550747142  20d3bc06
> 244415581  227962677  78372980  550751238  20d3cc06
> Next 5 patches deal the dumping per-op policy.

Series applied, thanks Jakub.

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