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From: Vladimir Oltean <olteanv@gmail.com>
To: Richard Cochran <richardcochran@gmail.com>
Cc: Jacob Keller <jacob.e.keller@intel.com>,
	kuba@kernel.org, davem@davemloft.net, netdev@vger.kernel.org,
	sorganov@gmail.com, linux-doc@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 3/3] docs: networking: timestamping: add a set of frequently asked questions
Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2020 00:32:26 +0300
Message-ID: <20200725213226.hknk62rdovm3nmrz@skbuf> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20200722032553.GB12524@hoboy>

On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 08:25:53PM -0700, Richard Cochran wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 21, 2020 at 10:51:27PM +0300, Vladimir Oltean wrote:
> > So I think the position of "just don't have software timestamping code
> > in DSA and you'll be fine" won't be getting us anywhere. Either you can
> > or you can't, and there isn't anything absurd about it, so sooner or
> > later somebody will want to do it. The rules surrounding it, however,
> > are far from being ready, or clear.
> > 
> > Am I missing something?
> 
> I'm just trying to make things easy for you, as the author of DSA
> drivers.  There is no need to set skb flags that have no purpose
> within the stack.
> 
> Nobody is demanding software time stamps from any DSA devices yet, and
> so I don't see the point in solving a problem that doesn't exist.
> 
> I'm sorry if the "rules" are not clear, but if you look around the
> kernel internals, you will be hard pressed to find perfectly
> documented rules anywhere!
> 
> Thanks,
> Richard

Could we perhaps take a step back and see what can be improved about the
documentation updates?

Thanks,
-Vladimir

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Thread overview: 26+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-07-17 16:10 [PATCH net-next 0/3] Document more PTP timestamping known quirks Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 16:10 ` [PATCH net-next 1/3] docs: networking: timestamping: rename last section to "Known bugs" Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 22:05   ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-17 16:10 ` [PATCH net-next 2/3] docs: networking: timestamping: add one more known issue Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 23:08   ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-18 11:36     ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 16:10 ` [PATCH net-next 3/3] docs: networking: timestamping: add a set of frequently asked questions Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 23:12   ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-18 11:35     ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-20 18:54       ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-20 21:05         ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-20 21:45           ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-20 22:13             ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-21  0:21               ` Richard Cochran
2020-07-21 19:51                 ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-22  3:25                   ` Richard Cochran
2020-07-25 21:32                     ` Vladimir Oltean [this message]
2020-07-21 17:16               ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-21  0:15           ` Richard Cochran
2020-07-17 21:13 ` [PATCH net-next 0/3] Document more PTP timestamping known quirks Sergey Organov
2020-07-17 21:57   ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-17 23:13     ` Jacob Keller
2020-07-18 10:54     ` Sergey Organov
2020-07-18 11:30       ` Vladimir Oltean
2020-07-18 13:35         ` Sergey Organov
2020-07-18 11:21 ` Sergey Organov

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