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Date:   Fri, 12 May 2017 10:36:56 +0200
From:   Arend van Spriel <>
To:     Kalle Valo <>,
        Xie Qirong <>
Cc:     Franky Lin <>,
        Hante Meuleman <>,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH] brcmfmac: btcoex: replace init_timer with setup_timer

On 5/12/2017 10:19 AM, Kalle Valo wrote:
> Xie Qirong <> writes:
>> The combination of init_timer and setting up the data and function field
>> manually is equivalent to calling setup_timer(). This is an api
>> consolidation only and improves readability.
>> Acked-by: Arend van Spriel <>
>> Signed-off-by: Xie Qirong <>
>> ---
>>   setup_timer.cocci suggested the following improvement:
>>   drivers/net/wireless/broadcom/brcm80211/brcmfmac/btcoex.c:383:1-11: Use
>>   setup_timer function for function on line 384.
>>   Patch was compile checked with: x86_64_defconfig + CONFIG_BRCMFMAC=y +
>>   Kernel version: 4.11.0 (localversion-next is next-20170512)
> How is this different from the first version?

Hi Kalle,

This is actually the third version. You are referring to the 
not-specifically-named "v2" here, but how are you to know ;-) This third 
version is the same as v1 on which I commented to put the coccinelle 
output in the commit message. So I would still keep v2 if nothing else 
changed in v3 apart from my Acked-by: tag.


> Always add patch version "[PATCH v2]" and a changelog. I added a section
> "Frequent problems" to the wiki to mention about these common problems:

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