Re: [PATCH 2/2] backports: add the necessary backports for netlink extack

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On Fri, 2017-04-21 at 20:50 +0200, Arend Van Spriel wrote:
> On 21-4-2017 12:47, Johannes Berg wrote:
> > From: Johannes Berg <johannes.berg@xxxxxxxxx>
> I did not follow everything about this extack thing, but does it
> impose a version requirement on the libnl used in user-space?

No. It turns out that libnl doesn't care at all about the ack message
contents, so you can use any version.

Here's a sample iw patch:

> > +/* this is for patches we apply */
> Guess the comment is inspired by the one below ;-) but would it not
> be a bit more clear to say:
> /* this is for files patched using 0078-genl-extack.cocci */

Yeah I guess that'd make some sense :)

Though realistically none of it is really all that necessary since one
can always grep ;-)

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