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SubjectRe: [PATCH V2 net-next 5/7] tun: support receiving skb through msg_control

On 2017年03月30日 23:06, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 30, 2017 at 03:22:28PM +0800, Jason Wang wrote:
>> This patch makes tun_recvmsg() can receive from skb from its caller
>> through msg_control. Vhost_net will be the first user.
>> Signed-off-by: Jason Wang<>
> Do we need to bother with tun? I didn't realize one
> can even use that with vhost. What would be the point of
> all the virtio header stuff dealing with checksums etc?
> Even if you see a use-case is it worth optimizing?

It's for tap in fact. I use "tun" just because we have already had a
tap.c which is used by macvtap.


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