On Thu, 2018-02-22 at 16:55 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> This code is old, so Cc stable to make sure that we don't get the warning
> for older kernels built with new gcc.
> Cc: sta...@vger.kernel.org

This part makes little sense to me for two reasons.

1) David Miller handles stable submission himself
 ( Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt )

2) We are not supposed to make sure old kernels will compile with
future compilers.

That would need a lot of work and potential new bugs, not worth the

Otherwise your patch looks fine really ;)

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