cvs commit: src/sys/net if_var.h
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Tue Aug 2 19:25:15 GMT 2005
On Tue, Aug 02, 2005 at 02:16:32PM -0400, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Tuesday 02 August 2005 01:43 pm, Robert Watson wrote:
> > rwatson 2005-08-02 17:43:35 UTC
> > FreeBSD src repository
> > Modified files:
> > sys/net if_var.h
> > Log:
> > Add if_addr_mtx to struct ifnet, a mutex to protect ifnet-related address
> > lists. Add accessor macros.
> > This changes the size of struct ifnet, but ideally, all ifnet consumers
> > are now using if_alloc() to allocate these structures rather than
> > embedding them into device driver softc's, so this won't modify the
> > network device driver ABI.
> > MFC after: 1 week
> It still modifies the ABI because of all the code that does 'ifp->if_foo'
> unless you've added it to the end.
He did. I should add some comments about this though.
FWIW, any consumers not using if_alloc() are jumping through some major
hoops to avoid a panic on if_attach() and asking for it.
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