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    mac80211: reduce reliance on netdev · 47846c9b
    Johannes Berg authored
    For bluetooth 3, we will most likely not have
    a netdev for a virtual interface (sdata), so
    prepare for that by reducing the reliance on
    having a netdev. This patch moves the name
    and address fields into the sdata struct and
    uses them from there all over. Some work is
    needed to keep them sync'ed, but that's not
    a lot of work and in slow paths anyway.
    In doing so, this also reduces the number of
    pointer dereferences in many places, because
    of things like sdata->dev->dev_addr becoming
    Signed-off-by: default avatarJohannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net>
    Signed-off-by: default avatarJohn W. Linville <linville@tuxdriver.com>
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