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From: Martin Kealey <martin@kurahaupo.gen.nz>
To: netdev@vger.kernel.org
Subject: patch for iproute2
Date: Sat, 18 May 2019 13:52:36 +1000 (AEST)
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1905181350500.8326@feathers.ext.sig.nz> (raw)


Hello iproute2 maintainer.

(Sorry, I don't know your name)

I recently noticed a discrepancy: the internal documentation for the ip
command says that an *RTT* value can be sufficed with "s" (second) or "ms"
(millisecond), but in practice no suffix of any kind is accepted.

I found that that commit 697ac63905cb5ca5389cd840462ee9868123b77f to
git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/network/iproute2/iproute2.git caused this
regression; it was over-zealous in disallowing non-digits in *all* contexts
where a number is expected.

As far as I can tell, this does not have any kernel-related impact, merely
it affects what arguments are accepted by the "ip" command.

I have a suitable patch for fixing this; what is the procedure for
submitting it?

-Martin

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Thread overview: 2+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-05-18  3:52 Martin Kealey [this message]
2019-05-20  8:09 ` Hangbin Liu

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