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SubjectRE: [PATCH] TODO FLAG_POINTTOPOINT => FLAG_WWAN? usbnet/cdc_ncm: mark ncm devices as "mobile broadband devices" with FLAG_WWAN
> -----Original Message-----
> From: netdev-owner@vger.kernel.org [mailto:netdev-
> owner@vger.kernel.org] On Behalf Of Stefan Metzmacher
> Sent: Wednesday, June 01, 2011 12:09 PM


> - .flags = FLAG_POINTTOPOINT | FLAG_NO_SETINT | FLAG_MULTI_PACKET,
> + .flags = FLAG_WWAN | FLAG_NO_SETINT | FLAG_MULTI_PACKET,

This patch will introduce incompatibility with already existing
applications, which track usbX devices. As a result, end user
application will stop working.

cdc_ncm driver can also be used for local link terminated in device,
so wwan would be inappropriate name.

Regards,
Alexey




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