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SubjectRe: [PATCH] net: kdoc struct net_device flags and priv_flags
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Le lundi 24 février 2014, 23:53:43 David Miller a écrit :
> From: Ben Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
> Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2014 02:11:05 +0000
>
> > On Mon, 2014-02-24 at 16:14 -0800, Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
> >> From: "Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@suse.com>
> >>
> >> ---
> >>
> >> include/uapi/linux/if.h | 201
> >> +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++------------- 1 file changed, 149
> >> insertions(+), 52 deletions(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/include/uapi/linux/if.h b/include/uapi/linux/if.h
> >> index d758163..1555623 100644
> >> --- a/include/uapi/linux/if.h
> >> +++ b/include/uapi/linux/if.h
> >
> > [...]
> >
> >> +/**
> >> + * enum net_device_priv_flags - &struct net_device priv_flags
> >> + *
> >> + * These are the &struct net_device, they are only set internally
> >> + * by drivers and used in the kernel but are invisible to userspace.
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > Indeed, I wonder why they are in the UAPI header. As userland doesn't
> > have a legitimate use for them, maybe you could move them back to
> > include/linux/if.h instead of bothering with adding macros?
>
> They are visible to userspace via sysfs.

In /sys/class/net/*/flags, although we are lacking quite a lot of documentation
for the exported attributes there.

The only attributes for which there is some sort of documentation are
"operstate" and the XPS/RFS/RPS attributes, maybe that could be fixed too as
part of this documentation patch?

>
> My memory may be bad, but I believe this has been brought up before.
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