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Date:   Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:19:59 +0100
From:   Geert Uytterhoeven <>
To:     Larry Finger <>
Cc:     Geert Uytterhoeven <>,
        Jiri Kosina <>,
        "" <>,
        Chaoming Li <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH trivial 2/4] rtlwifi: rtl8821ae: Spelling s/wrtie_addr/write_addr/

Hi Larry,

On Fri, Feb 17, 2017 at 5:14 PM, Larry Finger <> wrote:
> On 02/17/2017 09:36 AM, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>> As per symmetry with _rtl8821ae_dbi_read(), "wrtie" is not a funky
>> register acronym, but a simple misspelling of "write".
>> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
>> Cc: Larry Finger <>
>> Cc: Chaoming Li <>
>> Cc:
> I'm not sure that it is possible to have a typo in a variable name. That
> seems to be within an author's prerogative. Nonetheless, the patch is OK


> other than it was sent to the wrong destination. Patches for this driver

MAINTAINERS has your name for drivers/net/wireless/realtek/rtlwifi/.
Perhaps that line should be dropped?

> should go through Kalle Valo is the wireless
> maintainer, but it is not necessary to send to him directly as he usually
> picks up the patches from Patchwork.

I guess Jiri (trivial) will pick it up...



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                -- Linus Torvalds

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