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Date: Tue, 21 Nov 2023 11:28:30 +0800
From: Hangbin Liu <>
To: Jakub Kicinski <>
Cc:, "David S . Miller" <>,
	David Ahern <>,
	Eric Dumazet <>, Paolo Abeni <>,
	Ido Schimmel <>,
	Nikolay Aleksandrov <>,
	Roopa Prabhu <>,
	Stephen Hemminger <>,
	Florian Westphal <>, Andrew Lunn <>,
	Florian Fainelli <>,
	Vladimir Oltean <>, Jiri Pirko <>,
	Marc Muehlfeld <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 01/10] net: bridge: add document for IFLA_BR enum

On Sat, Nov 18, 2023 at 09:45:25AM -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Nov 2023 17:31:36 +0800 Hangbin Liu wrote:
> > Add document for IFLA_BR enum so we can use it in
> > Documentation/networking/bridge.rst.
> Did you consider writing a YAML spec instead?
> It's unlikely to be usable today with YNL due to all the classic
> netlink vs genetlink differences, but Breno is working on rendering 
> the specs in documentation:
> so in terms of just documenting attributes it may be good enough.
> It may possibly be nice to have that documentation folder as "one 
> stop shop" for all of netlink?

Thanks for this info. Will the YAML spec be build by the document team?
I'd prefer all the doc shows in
so users could find the doc easily.

It would be good if there is an example in Documentation/netlink/specs/ (when
the patch applied) so I can take as a reference :)

> Absolutely no strong preference on my side, just wanted to make
> sure you're aware of that work.

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