[ovs-dev] [PATCH 09/16] datapath: Add skb_csum_help compatibility function.

Jesse Gross jesse at nicira.com
Wed Apr 14 18:27:23 UTC 2010


On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 2:01 PM, Ben Pfaff <blp at nicira.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 10:41:11AM -0400, Jesse Gross wrote:
> > Later kernel versions remove the direction argument from
> > skb_checksum_help.  This provides a compatibility function so we
> > can have consistent syntax across versions.
>
> This looks correct to me, but it took me a while to remember that if
> CHECKSUM_HW exists, then it is equal to CHECKSUM_PARTIAL and thus that
> the unified version was equivalent.  It would be nice to say something
> about that in the commit message.
>

OK, I added a note to the commit message.
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