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Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2023 09:25:55 +0200
From: Jiri Pirko <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [patch net-next v2 3/3] tools: ynl-gen: raise exception when
 subset attribute contains more than "name" key

Thu, Oct 05, 2023 at 02:13:50AM CEST, wrote:
>On Fri, 29 Sep 2023 15:47:42 +0200 Jiri Pirko wrote:
>> From: Jiri Pirko <>
>> The only key used in the elem dictionary is "name" to lookup the real
>> attribute of a set. Raise exception in case there are other keys
>> present.
>Mm, there are definitely other things that can be set. I'm not fully

Which ones? The name is used, the rest is ignored in the existing code.
I just make this obvious to the user. If future show other keys are
needed here, the patch adding that would just adjust the exception
condition. Do you see any problem in that?

>sold that type can't change but even if - checks can easily be adjusted
>or nested-attributes, based on the parsing path.

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