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From: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
To: Hayes Wang <hayeswang@realtek.com>
Cc: "kuba@kernel.org" <kuba@kernel.org>,
	"davem@davemloft.net" <davem@davemloft.net>,
	"netdev@vger.kernel.org" <netdev@vger.kernel.org>,
	nic_swsd <nic_swsd@realtek.com>,
	"linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	"linux-usb@vger.kernel.org" <linux-usb@vger.kernel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next RESEND 2/2] r8152: separate the r8152.c into r8152_main.c and r8152_fw.c
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2021 13:14:02 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <YP6Y+i5VzZOJjoW7@kroah.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47801164b7b3406b895be1542e0ce4a2@realtek.com>

On Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 11:09:06AM +0000, Hayes Wang wrote:
> Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> > Sent: Monday, July 26, 2021 4:37 PM
> [...]
> > You also do other things, like renaming defines, which is not just
> > moving code around, right?
> 
> Yes. You are right.

So resend the series and only do "one thing per patch" please.

> [...]
> > I do not know, is it really easier to find things in 3 different files
> > instead of one?  That's up to you, but you did not say why this change
> > is needed.
> 
> We support a new chip or feature with a test driver.
> The test driver is similar with the upstream driver, except
> the method of the firmware. After we confirm that the
> test driver work fine, we compare the differences with
> the upstream driver and submit patches. And the code
> about firmware takes us more time to find out the
> differences. Therefore, I wish to move the part of
> the firmware out.

Great, then submit the broken up driver as part of a patchset that adds
new device support, as that makes more sense when that happens, right?

thanks,

greg k-h

  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-26 11:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2021-07-13  9:18 [PATCH net-next 0/2] r8152: split the source code Hayes Wang
2021-07-13  9:18 ` [PATCH net-next 1/2] r8152: group the usb ethernet of realtek Hayes Wang
2021-07-13  9:18 ` [PATCH net-next 2/2] r8152: separate the r8152.c into r8152_main.c and r8152_fw.c Hayes Wang
2021-07-26  4:01 ` [PATCH net-next RESEND 0/2] r8152: split the source code Hayes Wang
2021-07-26  4:01   ` [PATCH net-next RESEND 1/2] r8152: group the usb ethernet of realtek Hayes Wang
2021-07-26  4:01   ` [PATCH net-next RESEND 2/2] r8152: separate the r8152.c into r8152_main.c and r8152_fw.c Hayes Wang
2021-07-26  7:36     ` Greg KH
2021-07-26  8:26       ` Hayes Wang
2021-07-26  8:37         ` Greg KH
2021-07-26 11:09           ` Hayes Wang
2021-07-26 11:14             ` Greg KH [this message]
2021-07-26 11:43               ` Hayes Wang

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