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SubjectRe: [patch net-next 01/16] net: introduce upper device lists
Le 13/08/2012 19:31, Jiri Pirko a écrit :
> Mon, Aug 13, 2012 at 07:04:11PM CEST, bhutchings@solarflare.com wrote:

>>> +struct netdev_upper {
>>> + struct net_device *dev;
>>> + bool unique;
>>
>> This needs a better name. It doesn't really have anything to do with
>> uniqueness and doesn't ensure exclusivity. I think that it would be
>> fine to keep the 'master' term.
>
> Hmm. I admit that "unique" I do not like too much as well. But "master"
> I like even less.
>
> This flag should ensure exclusivity. Only one upper device with this
> flag can be present at a time.

Well, can't we simply call it "upper_device"?

And as we only have a single field, this is exclusive by design.

Nicolas.
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