Re: [PATCH v2 net-next 0/6] net: switchdev: use specific switchdev_obj_*
From: David Miller
Date: Wed Sep 30 2015 - 00:32:39 EST
From: Vivien Didelot <vivien.didelot@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2015 12:07:12 -0400
> This patchset changes switchdev add, del, dump operations from this:
> to something similar to the notifier_call callback of a notifier_block:
> This allows the caller to pass and expect back a specific switchdev_obj_*
> structure (e.g. switchdev_obj_fdb) instead of the generic switchdev_obj one.
> This will simplify pushing the callback function down to the drivers.
> The first 3 patches get rid of the dev parameter of the dump callback, since it
> is not always neeeded (e.g. vlan_dump) and some drivers (such as DSA drivers)
> may not have easy access to it.
> Patches 4 and 5 implement the change in the switchdev operations and its users.
> Patch 6 extracts the inner switchdev_obj_* structures from switchdev_obj and
> removes this last one.
> v2: fix error spotted by kbuild (extra ';' inline switchdev_port_obj_dump).
Series applied, thanks Vivien.
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