Re: [PATCH v6 01/26] IB/Verbs: Implement new callback query_transport()
From: Doug Ledford
Date: Tue Apr 28 2015 - 16:03:54 EST
On Tue, 2015-04-28 at 12:56 -0600, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2015 at 09:24:35PM -0400, Doug Ledford wrote:
> > On Mon, 2015-04-27 at 17:53 -0700, Tom Talpey wrote:
> > Having some of it refer to things as IBOE and some as ROCE would be
> > similarly confusing, and switching existing IBOE usage to ROCE would
> > cause pain to people with out of tree drivers (Lustre is the main one I
> > know of). There's not a good answer here. There's only less sucky
> > ones.
> The tide has already turned, we should ditch iboe:
> $git grep -i roce_ drivers/infiniband/ | wc -l
> $git grep -i iboe_ drivers/infiniband/ | wc -l
> It isn't really mainline's role to be too concerned about out of tree
> things like Lustre.
While I generally agree, one need not be totally callous about out of
tree things either.
Doug Ledford <dledford@xxxxxxxxxx>
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