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From: Hayes Wang <hayeswang@realtek.com>
To: Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
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 08:26:00 +0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <c6b44f93a5b14fbb98d4c6cb0ed2a77f@realtek.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <YP5mFKeJsGezjdve@kroah.com>

Greg KH <gregkh@linuxfoundation.org>
> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2021 3:37 PM
[...]
> That is a lot of different things all happening in one commit, why?

I plan to separate the file into two files. And
I find I need an additional header file for it, so
The patch includes adding that header file.

> Please break this up into "one patch per change" and submit it that way.
> 
> But the real question is why break this file up in the first place?
> What is wrong with the way it is today?  What future changes require
> this file to be in smaller pieces?  If none, why make this?  If there
> are future changes, then please submit this change when you submit
> those, as that would show a real need.

The purpose is let me easy to maintain the driver.
The code is larger and larger. And I find that the
r8169.c has been separated into three files.
Therefore, I think maybe I could split the driver
into small parts like r8169. Then, the code wouldn't
be complex.

Should I abandon these patches?

Best Regards,
Hayes


  reply	other threads:[~2021-07-26  8:26 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 [this message]
2021-07-26  8:37         ` Greg KH
2021-07-26 11:09           ` Hayes Wang
2021-07-26 11:14             ` Greg KH
2021-07-26 11:43               ` Hayes Wang

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