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Date:   Fri, 21 Oct 2022 23:01:28 +0000
From:   Long Li <longli@...rosoft.com>
To:     Bernard Metzler <BMT@...ich.ibm.com>,
        KY Srinivasan <kys@...rosoft.com>,
        Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@...rosoft.com>,
        Stephen Hemminger <sthemmin@...rosoft.com>,
        Wei Liu <wei.liu@...nel.org>, Dexuan Cui <decui@...rosoft.com>,
        "David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@...pe.ca>,
        Leon Romanovsky <leon@...nel.org>,
        "edumazet@...gle.com" <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        "shiraz.saleem@...el.com" <shiraz.saleem@...el.com>,
        Ajay Sharma <sharmaajay@...rosoft.com>
CC:     "linux-hyperv@...r.kernel.org" <linux-hyperv@...r.kernel.org>,
        "netdev@...r.kernel.org" <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org" <linux-rdma@...r.kernel.org>
Subject: RE: [Patch v8 12/12] RDMA/mana_ib: Add a driver for Microsoft Azure
 Network Adapter

 
> For good reasons there are no abstract interface specifications in Linux kernel.
> I was just wondering if it is good to leave concrete attributes which are not
> (yet?) reported at random. It is obviously working okay today for your
> environment.
> But memset zero everything you don't care about today might be just safe to
> detect an unexpected interpretation of those fields in the future?
> 
> 
> Thanks,
> Bernard.

Thank you for the pointer.

I'm making the changes as you suggested.

Long

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