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    SubjectRe: [Patch] sctp: remove deprecated SCTP_GET_*_OLD stuffs
    Vlad Yasevich wrote:
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    > Sam Ravnborg wrote:
    >> On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 04:53:30PM -0400, Vlad Yasevich wrote:
    >>>> diff --git a/include/net/sctp/user.h b/include/net/sctp/user.h
    >>>> index be2334a..0991f1b 100644
    >>>> --- a/include/net/sctp/user.h
    >>>> +++ b/include/net/sctp/user.h
    >>>> @@ -131,14 +131,6 @@ enum sctp_optname {
    >>>> #define SCTP_SOCKOPT_BINDX_REM SCTP_SOCKOPT_BINDX_REM
    >>>> SCTP_SOCKOPT_PEELOFF, /* peel off association. */
    >>>> #define SCTP_SOCKOPT_PEELOFF SCTP_SOCKOPT_PEELOFF
    >>>> - SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_NUM_OLD, /* Get number of peer addresss. */
    >>>> -#define SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_NUM_OLD SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_NUM_OLD
    >>>> - SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_OLD, /* Get all peer addresss. */
    >>>> -#define SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_OLD SCTP_GET_PEER_ADDRS_OLD
    >>>> - SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_NUM_OLD, /* Get number of local addresss. */
    >>>> -#define SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_NUM_OLD SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_NUM_OLD
    >>>> - SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_OLD, /* Get all local addresss. */
    >>>> -#define SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_OLD SCTP_GET_LOCAL_ADDRS_OLD
    >>>> SCTP_SOCKOPT_CONNECTX_OLD, /* CONNECTX old requests. */
    >>> After running the regression suite against this patch I find that we can't
    >>> remove the enum values. Removing the enums changes the value for the remainder
    >>> of the definitions and breaks binary compatibility for applications that use
    >>> those trailing options.
    >>>
    >>> You should be ok with removing the #defines and actual code that uses them,
    >>> but not the enums. You can even rename the enums, but we must preserve
    >>> numeric ordering.
    >> If we really depend on the actual value of an enum as in this case,
    >> then e should assign them direct to better document this.
    >>
    >> Sam
    >>
    >
    > I agree. I have a patch that converts the enum to just a #define section that
    > I'll apply on top of this removal patch and document the deletion.

    Hi, Vlad.

    I was busy, sorry for joining late. Thanks for doing this!



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