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Date:   Thu, 13 Apr 2017 15:33:13 -0600
From:   "Baicar, Tyler" <tbaicar@...eaurora.org>
To:     Borislav Petkov <bp@...en8.de>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH V14 02/10] ras: acpi/apei: cper: generic error data entry
 v3 per ACPI 6.1

On 4/13/2017 2:47 PM, Borislav Petkov wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2017 at 02:30:21PM -0600, Baicar, Tyler wrote:
>> I do not agree with this. The struct being passed to this function is
>> already named acpi_hest_generic_data in the existing code and all over this
>> code is named gdata not just d.
> And I'm saying they're too long - the preexisting ones and the ones
> you're adding - and impair readability. This whole driver is one
> unreadable ugly pile and if I were the maintainer I would never allowed
> it in its current form.
>
> But I don't think it really has a maintainer - poor Rafael has to deal
> with it because it is under drivers/acpi/ and that whole RAS firmware
> crap got thrown over the wall at some point and now we're stuck with it.
>
> So this is just my opinion since he asked me to take a look.
Okay, that makes sense. I'd prefer to avoid completely re-writing the 
existing code in this patch set :)

Thanks,
Tyler

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