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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 05:13:50 -0700
From:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
To:	Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>
Cc:	Brian Norris <computersforpeace@...il.com>,
	linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	kernel@...inux.com, linux-mtd@...ts.infradead.org,
	dwmw2@...radead.org, angus.clark@...com
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] mtd: st_spi_fsm: Remove useless consts from
 function arguments

On Thu, 2014-03-20 at 12:03 +0000, Lee Jones wrote:
> > Good catch. That wasn't my intention.
> > > Why?
> An oversight.

That's still not an explanation.

Why, unless cast away by the code itself, is
const removal a good thing?

It does serve as an indication to a reader what
the code does with the argument.

About the only reason I can think of arguing in
favor of removal is inconsistent application of
const within the module.


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