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Date:   Thu, 9 Nov 2017 16:15:53 +0000
From:   Mark Brown <broonie@...nel.org>
To:     "Andrew F. Davis" <afd@...com>
Cc:     Liam Girdwood <lgirdwood@...il.com>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        Mark Rutland <mark.rutland@....com>,
        BenoƮt Cousson <bcousson@...libre.com>,
        Tony Lindgren <tony@...mide.com>, alsa-devel@...a-project.org,
        devicetree@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH 01/17] ASoC: tlv320aic31xx: General source formatting
 cleanup

On Thu, Nov 09, 2017 at 08:13:17AM -0600, Andrew F. Davis wrote:
> On 11/09/2017 06:41 AM, Mark Brown wrote:

> > There's other things in here like adding error reporting...  please
> > don't send changes like this, if you want to do cleanups you should
> > split them up in the same way you would other changes.  Bigger patches
> > are harder to review especially if they're not repetitive examples of
> > the same pattern.  

> I'm never really sure with these where the split point should be, almost
> every change in here could be its own patch if I really wanted to pad my
> kernel patch count, but this series is already 17 patches long and I
> usually see these all as the same logical action: non-functional cleanups.

> I agree the added error message isn't purely non-functional and so
> should be broken out, I'll break out a couple other changes for v2.

This is why cleanups don't happen :)

A separate cleanup series would probably cover it, when they're split up
well they're quick and easy to review.

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