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Date:	Thu, 20 Mar 2014 13:29:42 +0000
From:	Lee Jones <>
To:	Joe Perches <>
Cc:	Brian Norris <>,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH 1/5] mtd: st_spi_fsm: Remove useless consts from function

> > > 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.

Your qualm is not with me in this instance. I don't ever mind holding
my hands up to mistakes I make or standing up for decisions I believe
in, but in this case I'm merely satisfying the wishes of a maintainer
I'm submitting code to.

I am strongly un-opinionated about these particular changes.

Lee Jones
Linaro STMicroelectronics Landing Team Lead │ Open source software for ARM SoCs
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