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    SubjectRe: Network namespaces a path to mergable code.
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    Andrey Savochkin <saw@swsoft.com> writes:

    >> A general pattern that happens in cleanups is the discovery
    >> that code using an old interface in a problematic way really
    >> could be done much better another way. I didn't dig enough
    >> to see if that was the case in any of the code that you changed.
    >
    > Well, there is obvious improvement of this kind: many protocols walk over
    > device list to find devices with non-NULL protocol specific pointers.
    > For example, IPv6, decnet and others do it on module unloading to clean up.
    > Those places just ask for some simpler standard way of doing it, but I wasn't
    > bold enough for such radical change.
    > Do you think I should try?

    It probably makes sense to asses that after the patches are split up.
    Unless you run into something obvious.

    Eric
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