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Date:   Fri, 30 Sep 2022 18:01:50 +0200
From:   Guillaume Nault <>
To:     Nicolas Dichtel <>
Cc:     Hangbin Liu <>,,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Eric Dumazet <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,
        Ido Schimmel <>,
        Petr Machata <>,
        Florent Fourcot <>,
        Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
        David Ahern <>
Subject: Re: [PATCHv5 net-next 1/4] rtnetlink: add new helper

On Fri, Sep 30, 2022 at 04:22:19PM +0200, Nicolas Dichtel wrote:
> Le 30/09/2022 à 11:45, Hangbin Liu a écrit :
> > -int rtnl_configure_link(struct net_device *dev, const struct ifinfomsg *ifm)
> > +static int rtnl_configure_link_notify(struct net_device *dev, const struct ifinfomsg *ifm,
> > +				      struct nlmsghdr *nlh, u32 pid)
> But not here. Following patches also use this order instead of the previous one.
> For consistency, it could be good to keep the same order everywhere.

Yes, since a v6 will be necessary anyway, let's be consistent about the
order of parameters. That helps reading the code.

While there, I'd prefer to use 'portid' instead of 'pid'. I know
rtnetlink.c uses both, but 'portid' is more explicit and is what
af_netlink.c generally uses.

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