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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next 2/2] net: ipv6: don't generate link local address on PUREIP device
On Tue, 23 Feb 2021 10:03:11 +0800 rocco.yue wrote:
> On Thu, 2021-02-04 at 14:06 +0800, rocco.yue wrote:
> > On Fri, 2021-01-29 at 19:07 -0800, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> > > On Thu, 28 Jan 2021 13:58:09 +0800 Rocco Yue wrote:
> [...]
> > >
> > > There is no ccmni driver in the tree - is this for non-upstream
> > > driver?
> >
> > ccmni is the name of MediaTek mobile interface, currently, it is
> > non-upstream driver and we plan to upstream these driver codes this
> > year.
> >
> > Honestly, the reason why upstreamed this patch is not only that it can
> > be used by ccmni, but also I observed that the current Linux kernel does
> > not generate ipv6 link-local address only when addr_gen_mode ==
> > IN6_ADDR_GEN_MODE_NONE. We hope kernel can add a device type so that no
> > ipv6 link-local address can be generated in any addr_gen_mode.
>
> gentle ping for this patch set.

We don't merge patches without upstream users.

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