Re: [PATCH net 0/3] ipv6: use rt6i_gateway as nexthop

To: ja@xxxxxx
Subject: Re: [PATCH net 0/3] ipv6: use rt6i_gateway as nexthop
Cc: netdev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, netfilter-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, lvs-devel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, yoshfuji@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx
From: David Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2013 18:40:57 -0400 (EDT)
From: Julian Anastasov <ja@xxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Oct 2013 15:43:02 +0300

>       I see the following two alternatives for applying these
> patches:
> 1. Linger patch 2 in net-next to avoid surprises in the upcoming
> release. In this case patch 3 can be reworked not to depend on
> the new rt6_nexthop() definition in patch 2. I guess this is a
> better option, so that patch 2 can be reviewed and tested for
> longer time.
> 2. Include all 3 patches in net tree - more risky because this
> is my first attempt to change IPv6.

I have decided to merge all three patches into -net right now.
I've reviewed these patches several times and they look good
to me.

I'll let them cook upstream for at least a week before submitting them
to -stable to let any last minute errors show themselves and
subsequently get resolved.

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