On Samstag, 4. August 2018 10:41:09 CEST Antonio
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Please discuss this with Jiri .
After re-reading Jiri's points I can't really understand why we should
now switch to netlink. I think all our sysfs knobs are used to inject
settings *to* userspace, therefore his point 1) does not really apply to
us. Point 2) is a bit generic and does not really explain why we should
Wouldn't it have been better when Jiri would also see your reply? Now he isn't
even aware of your criticism.
This said, I'd rather keep this patch as it
is and possibly discuss the
matter when sending this code to netdev for merging.
I've discussed this with Marek too and he is fine with this approach.
Interesting, I don't see it this way. This patch  is for netdev and we have
the statement that "usage of sysfs in netdev subsystem is frowned upon". Now
you want that we ignore that and than maybe Simon have to deal with the
fallout when he forwards it to David?
Nope, I'd rather step in myself, should David or anybody else complain
about the patch once sent to netdev. But I totally understand your point.
Personally I did not see Jiri's statements as representative of netdev
as a whole, but it looked like his personal opinion to me (I might be
I will reply to  directly so we can take the discussion from there then.