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Date:	Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:44:00 -0400
From:	Sasha Levin <>
To:	Nick Krause <>
CC:	Greg KH <>,
	Alan Stern <>,,,,,
	Ming Lei <>,
	Michael Opdenacker <>,,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] usb-core: Remove Fix mes in file hcd.c

On 07/18/2014 10:52 PM, Nick Krause wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:45 PM, Nick Krause <> wrote:
>> Sorry didn't run spell check. I will resend this patch with the
>> correct information
>> as needed. Thanks for the advice, Sasha.
>> Cheers Nick
>> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 10:36 PM, Sasha Levin <> wrote:
>>> On 07/18/2014 01:34 PM, Nicholas Krause wrote:
>>>> I am removing two fix mes in this file as after dicussing then it  seems
>>>> there is no reason to check against Null for usb_device as it can never
>>>> be NULL and this is check is therefore not needed.
>>>> Signed-off-by: Nicholas Krause <>
>>> Please explain exactly why it's not needed, why it can never be NULL, and
>>> what prevents it from being NULL.
>>> "after dicussing" (do you run spellcheck on your mails?) won't mean anything
>>> to someone looking at this commit in a year.
>>> Your commit message also mentions usb_device which has nothing to do with
>>> your patch.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Sasha
> Sasha ,
> Greg seems to have signed it off.
> Cheers Nick


Even if the patch is correct (and I'm not saying it is) the commit message is way off.

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