Re: [PATCH RESEND net-next 1/7] bonding: use ether_addr_equal_unalignedfor bond addr compare
From: Ding Tianhong
Date: Thu Jan 02 2014 - 05:28:10 EST
On 2014/1/2 17:14, Julia Lawall wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Jan 2014, Ding Tianhong wrote:
>> On 2014/1/2 16:38, Julia Lawall wrote:
>>> On Thu, 2 Jan 2014, Ding Tianhong wrote:
>>>> On 2014/1/2 15:39, Julia Lawall wrote:
>>>>> Are the casts needed
>>>> Yes, otherwise the warming will report:
>>>> /net-next/drivers/net/bonding/bond_3ad.c:427: warning: passing argument 1 of âether_addr_equal_64bitsâ from incompatible pointer type
>>> Is it necessary for this driver to use a different type from everyone
>> Did you mean the MAC_ADDRESS_EQUAL is excess?
>> I did not remove it because the codes no need to be changed more and it looks that didn't take any negative effect.
> No, I was wondering about the mac_addr type, defined in bond_3ad.h. Other
> code just has the array inlined into the containing structure.
Oh, sorry for mismatch.:)
The code for bond_3ad mode is too old and the use for mac addr is not so comfortable.
I think I need to send a patch to fix the unusual mac addr and make it more reasonable.
Thanks for your opinion.
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