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SubjectRE: [PATCHv5 0/7] Refactor macvtap to re-use tap functionality by other virtual intefaces
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Miller [mailto:davem@davemloft.net]
> Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2017 2:08 PM
> To: Grandhi, Sainath <sainath.grandhi@intel.com>
> Cc: netdev@vger.kernel.org; mahesh@bandewar.net; linux-
> kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Re: [PATCHv5 0/7] Refactor macvtap to re-use tap functionality by
> other virtual intefaces
>
> From: Sainath Grandhi <sainath.grandhi@intel.com>
> Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2017 13:37:09 -0800
>
> > Tap character devices can be implemented on other virtual interfaces
> > like ipvlan, similar to macvtap. Source code for tap functionality in
> > macvtap can be re-used for this purpose.
> >
> > This patch series splits macvtap source into two modules, macvtap and tap.
> > This patch series also includes a patch for implementing tap character
> > device driver based on the IP-VLAN network interface, called ipvtap.
> >
> > These patches are tested on x86 platform.
>
> I get rejects on patch #7 when I try to apply this to net-next, please respin.

Please check next version. I have based it on net-next.
There is a change in "net-next" repo with ipvlan_core.c that has not made into "net" repo.

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