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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 02:36:54 -0400
From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <>
To: Jason Wang <>
Cc: Xuan Zhuo <>,,
	"David S. Miller" <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>,
	Jakub Kicinski <>, Paolo Abeni <>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <>,
	Daniel Borkmann <>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <>,
	John Fastabend <>,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v1 05/19] virtio_net: add prefix virtnet to all
 struct/api inside virtio_net.h

On Thu, Oct 19, 2023 at 02:14:27PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 16, 2023 at 8:01 PM Xuan Zhuo <> wrote:
> >
> > We move some structures and APIs to the header file, but these
> > structures and APIs do not prefixed with virtnet. This patch adds
> > virtnet for these.
> What's the benefit of doing this? AFAIK virtio-net is the only user
> for virtio-net.h?
> THanks

If the split takes place I, for one, would be happy if there's some way
to tell where to look for a given structure/API just from the name.


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