[Bridge] [PATCH 0/4] Remove rtnetlink_send() in rtnetlink

Jakub Kicinski kuba at kernel.org
Tue Jul 20 10:44:27 UTC 2021

On Mon, 19 Jul 2021 20:21:54 +0800, Yajun Deng wrote:
> rtnetlink_send() is similar to rtnl_notify(), there is no need for two 
> functions to do the same thing. we can remove rtnetlink_send() and 
> modify rtnl_notify() to adapt more case.
> Patch1: remove rtnetlink_send() modify rtnl_notify() to adapt 
> more case in rtnetlink.
> Path2,Patch3: Adjustment parameters in rtnl_notify().
> Path4: rtnetlink_send() already removed, use rtnl_notify() instead 
> of rtnetlink_send().

You can't break compilation in between patches. Each step of the series
(each patch) must be self-contained, build, and work correctly.
Otherwise bisection becomes a nightmare.

Please also post series as a thread (patches in reply to the cover
letter), it seems that patchwork did not group the patches correctly

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