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Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2023 02:36:54 -0400
From: "Michael S. Tsirkin" <mst@...hat.com>
To: Jason Wang <jasowang@...hat.com>
Cc: Xuan Zhuo <xuanzhuo@...ux.alibaba.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
	"David S. Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
	Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
	Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
	Alexei Starovoitov <ast@...nel.org>,
	Daniel Borkmann <daniel@...earbox.net>,
	Jesper Dangaard Brouer <hawk@...nel.org>,
	John Fastabend <john.fastabend@...il.com>,
	virtualization@...ts.linux-foundation.org, bpf@...r.kernel.org
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 <xuanzhuo@...ux.alibaba.com> 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.

-- 
MST


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