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Date:   Mon, 18 Jul 2022 09:55:15 -0700
From:   Stephen Hemminger <>
To:     Parav Pandit <>
Cc:     "" <>,
        David Ahern <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH iproute2] uapi: add vdpa.h

On Mon, 18 Jul 2022 16:40:30 +0000
Parav Pandit <> wrote:

> We kept this in vdpa/include/uapi/linux/vdpa.h after inputs from David.
> This is because vdpa was following rdma style sync with the kernel headers.
> Rdma subsystem kernel header is in rdma/include/uapi/rdma/rdma_netlink.h.
> Any reason to take different route for vdpa?
> If so, duplicate file from vdpa/include/uapi/linux/vdpa.h should be removed.
> So that there is only one vdpa.h file.
> If so, should we move rdma files also similarly?
> Similar discussion came up in the past. (don't have ready reference to the discussion).
> And David's input was to keep the way it is like rdma.

RDMA is different and contained to one directory.
VDPA is picking up things from linux/.
And the current version is not kept up to date with kernel headers.
Fixing that now.

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