Re: [PATCH net-next v2] bridge: mrp: Rework the MRP netlink interface
From: David Miller
Date: Wed May 27 2020 - 14:47:56 EST
From: Horatiu Vultur <horatiu.vultur@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 12:34:30 +0000
> This patch reworks the MRP netlink interface. Before, each attribute
> represented a binary structure which made it hard to be extended.
> Therefore update the MRP netlink interface such that each existing
> attribute to be a nested attribute which contains the fields of the
> binary structures.
> In this way the MRP netlink interface can be extended without breaking
> the backwards compatibility. It is also using strict checking for
> attributes under the MRP top attribute.
> Signed-off-by: Horatiu Vultur <horatiu.vultur@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>