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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v8 00/14] ethtool netlink interface, part 1
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From: Michal Kubecek <mkubecek@suse.cz>
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2019 00:45:14 +0100 (CET)

> This is first part of netlink based alternative userspace interface for
> ethtool. It aims to address some long known issues with the ioctl
> interface, mainly lack of extensibility, raciness, limited error reporting
> and absence of notifications. The goal is to allow userspace ethtool
> utility to provide all features it currently does but without using the
> ioctl interface. However, some features provided by ethtool ioctl API will
> be available through other netlink interfaces (rtnetlink, devlink) if it's
> more appropriate.
...

Please address the feedback for patch #3 (especially the u32-->u8 thing) and
then this series should be good to go!

Thanks!

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