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From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@infradead.org>
To: Jeff Kirsher <jeffrey.t.kirsher@intel.com>
Cc: Jason Gunthorpe <jgg@mellanox.com>,
	davem@davemloft.net, dledford@redhat.com,
	Sindhu Devale <sindhu.devale@intel.com>,
	netdev@vger.kernel.org, linux-rdma@vger.kernel.org,
	nhorman@redhat.com, sassmann@redhat.com, jogreene@redhat.com,
	Shiraz Saleem <shiraz.saleem@intel.com>
Subject: Re: [net-next] i40iw/i40e: Remove link dependency on i40e
Date: Tue, 22 May 2018 23:20:24 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20180523062024.GB4753@infradead.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <2fcc22b088fd04dafbdc1582d03c4bca21eefade.camel@intel.com>

On Tue, May 22, 2018 at 02:50:32PM -0700, Jeff Kirsher wrote:
> The ABI rarely changes, if at all.  The issue OSV's are seeing is that
> upgrading i40e, requires that i40iw be recompiled even though there
> were no updates/changes to the ABI.

So fscking what.  If you upgrade one part of the kernel you have to
rebuild anbything.  If people try to get away without that that is
their problem, an certainly not something in any way supported by
Linux.

  parent reply	other threads:[~2018-05-23  6:20 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2018-05-22 20:38 Jeff Kirsher
2018-05-22 20:56 ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-05-22 21:04   ` Jeff Kirsher
2018-05-22 21:33     ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-05-22 21:50       ` Jeff Kirsher
2018-05-22 21:54         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-05-23  6:20         ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2018-05-23  6:19     ` Christoph Hellwig
2018-05-23 15:03       ` Alexander Duyck
2018-05-23 15:18         ` Jason Gunthorpe
2018-05-23 19:00 ` David Miller

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