Re: [PATCH] netpoll: allow execution of multiple rx_hooks per interface

From: Jeff Moyer
Date: Wed Jan 13 2010 - 08:57:22 EST

Daniel Borkmann <danborkmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Daniel Borkmann wrote:
>> Matt Mackall wrote:
>>> On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 15:59 -0800, David Miller wrote:
>>>> From: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 17:21:48 -0600
>>>>> Looks pretty good. Dave?
>>>>> Acked-by: Matt Mackall <mpm@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> I don't like the loop for RX ARP processing.
>>>> The packet contents aren't going to change, so doing basic
>>>> packet validation inside of the "for each RX client" loop
>>>> of arp_reply() doesn't make any sense.
>>> True. Dan, please help our poor compilers with some manual loop
>>> invariant motion.
>> Okay, true. I'll fix this by tomorrow and resend the patch.
> Here the fix of the RX ARP processing routine. Content that isn't
> going to change is out-of-loop.
> Successfully tested on my machines.

Against what tree does this patch apply? It doesn't apply to Linus's
git tree. Also, in the future, could you use the -p option to diff so
we can see what function or data structure is being modified? It really
helps in reviewing.

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