Re: [patch] A more general way to hook into the rx path.

From: David S. Miller (davem@redhat.com)
Date: Fri Jan 31 2003 - 18:07:45 EST


   From: Dan Eble <dane@aiinet.com>
   Date: Fri, 31 Jan 2003 16:41:21 -0500 (EST)

   The following change (against ppclinux 2.4.18pre2 --sorry that's what I'm
   working on right now) removes the bridge driver's global hook and replaces
   it with a device-specific function.
 ...
   @@ -1401,7 +1397,7 @@
                    }
            }
    
   - br_handle_frame_hook(skb);
   + skb->dev->master->recv_from_slave(skb);
            return ret;
    }
    

People can implement proprietary TCP stacks using this "nifty
hook" you've created. So I can't accept these changes.
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