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From: "Fabio M. De Francesco" <fmdefrancesco@gmail.com>
To: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
Cc: Larry Finger <Larry.Finger@lwfinger.net>,
	Phillip Potter <phil@philpotter.co.uk>,
	Pavel Skripkin <paskripkin@gmail.com>,
	linux-staging@lists.linux.dev, linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org,
	David Laight <david.Laight@aculab.com>,
	Dan Carpenter <dan.carpenter@oracle.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v7 15/19] staging: r8188eu: clean up usbctrl_vendorreq()
Date: Sat, 18 Sep 2021 13:13:48 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1988292.s3joEKjhKX@localhost.localdomain> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YUSpwTneDgRtUBvM@kroah.com>

On Friday, September 17, 2021 4:44:17 PM CEST Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 17, 2021 at 09:18:33AM +0200, Fabio M. De Francesco wrote:
> > Clean up usbctrl_vendoreq() in usb_ops_linux.c.
> > 
> > List of changes:
> > 
> > 1) Rename variables:
> > 	pdata => data
> >         pio_priv => io_priv
> >         pintfhdl => intfhdl
> >         wvalue => address.
> > 2) Reorder variables declarations according to the "Reverse Xmas Tree"
> >    style.
> > 3) Remove unnecessary test for "!pIo_buf".
> > 4) Move comments one line below code.
> > 5) Remove unnecessary excess parentheses.
> > 6) Remove unnecessary extra spaces.
> > 7) Remove unnecessary comments.
> > 8) Fix grammar errors (checksumed => checksummed).
> 
> When you find yourself listing all of the different things you have done
> in a single commit, that is a HUGE hint that you need to break this up
> into smaller pieces.
> 
> Please do so here, this should not be just one change, as it's almost
> impossible to look at this and "know" it's all still the same logic
> happening here.  But if you had broken this down into 8 different
> changes, then it would have been obvious and I could easily have applied
> the changes.

Dear Greg,

My first thought when I read you message was to simply delete this patch 
because usbctrl_vendorreq() is going to be deleted in 18/19. But then I 
rethought of the original purpose behind this patch and (after talking with 
Pavel) we decided to do the task you asked and split this patch into 8 
smaller ones. The only reason is because, as you noticed, we "[]are moving 
code around", so, although I'm not required to clean up code in 
usbctrl_vendorreq(), I'm required to make the new usb_read() and usb_write() 
the cleaner the possible. This preventive clean up helps me a lot.

Obviously I guess that I'm required to split also the next patch of this 
series in 3 because there are also there 3 different kind of clean-ups.

So, we'll have a total of 11 clean-ups.

> 
> I've taken the first 14 patches in this series, it's great work, thank
> you all for doing this.  

Thanks to you for the "great work". We appreciated it.

> But this, and the remaining patches in here
> need to be split up more to make it obvious that the changes are correct
> and should be accepted.  Please feel free to start the numbering of the
> patch series over now, given that the first 14 are now merged into my
> tree.

We're working on this.

Thanks,

Fabio

> 
> thanks,
> 
> greg k-h
> 





  reply	other threads:[~2021-09-18 11:15 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 35+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-09-17  7:18 [PATCH v7 00/19] staging: r8188eu: shorten and simplify calls chains Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 01/19] staging: r8188eu: remove usb_{read,write}_mem() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 02/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of rtw_read8() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 03/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of rtw_read16() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 04/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of rtw_read32() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 05/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_write8() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 06/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_write16() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 07/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_write32() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 08/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_writeN() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 09/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_read_port() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 10/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_write_port() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 11/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_read_port_cancel() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 12/19] staging: r8188eu: remove the helpers of usb_write_port_cancel() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 13/19] staging: r8188eu: remove core/rtw_io.c Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 14/19] staging: r8188eu: remove struct _io_ops Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 15/19] staging: r8188eu: clean up usbctrl_vendorreq() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17 14:44   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-18 11:13     ` Fabio M. De Francesco [this message]
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 16/19] staging: r8188eu: clean up rtw_read*() and rtw_write*() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17 14:44   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-17 14:45   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-18 11:41     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 17/19] staging: r8188eu: shorten calls chain of rtw_read{8,16,32}() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17 14:50   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-17 15:01     ` David Laight
2021-09-17 15:17       ` 'Greg Kroah-Hartman'
2021-09-18 12:19     ` Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 18/19] staging: r8188eu: shorten calls chain of rtw_write{8,16,32,N}() Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17  7:18 ` [PATCH v7 19/19] staging: r8188eu: remove shared buffer for usb requests Fabio M. De Francesco
2021-09-17 14:55   ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-17 15:03     ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-17 15:06       ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-17 15:18       ` Greg Kroah-Hartman
2021-09-17 15:23         ` Pavel Skripkin
2021-09-17 11:07 ` [PATCH v7 00/19] staging: r8188eu: shorten and simplify calls chains Dan Carpenter

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