[v3,0/8] kni: cleanups and fixes
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Stephen Hemminger June 19, 2019, 6:57 p.m. UTC
While testing KNI with netvsc, saw lots of places more code
could be safely removed from KNI kernel driver.

This is still mostly "putting lipstick on a pig" all users
would be better off using virtio_user rather than KNI.

v3 - more style cleanups in last patch
v2 - get rid of unnecessary padding, combine the unused field patches

Stephen Hemminger (8):
  kni: don't need stubs for rx_mode or ioctl
  kni: use netdev_alloc_skb
  kni: don't keep stats in kni_net
  kni: drop unused fields
  kni: use proper type for kni fifo's
  kni: return -EFAULT if copy_from_user fails
  doc: update KNI documentation
  kni: fix style issues

 .../sample_app_ug/kernel_nic_interface.rst    | 18 ++---
 kernel/linux/kni/kni_dev.h                    | 18 ++---
 kernel/linux/kni/kni_misc.c                   | 17 ++--
 kernel/linux/kni/kni_net.c                    | 79 +++++--------------
 lib/librte_kni/rte_kni.c                      | 38 ++++-----
 5 files changed, 57 insertions(+), 113 deletions(-)