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Date:   Thu, 30 May 2019 13:55:40 -0700
From:   Greg KH <>
To:     Nishka Dasgupta <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] staging: media: davinci_vpfe: Remove variable vpfe_dev

On Fri, May 31, 2019 at 02:17:18AM +0530, Nishka Dasgupta wrote:
> Remove variable vpfe_dev and replace it with its value (since the
> function otherwise uses values directly instead of local variables).

This says _what_ you do.  But we can see that in the patch itself.

You need to say _why_ you are doing this.

There's no need for this change at all.  Again, as I have said before,
we write code for developers to read first, the compiler second.  By
making these types of changes you are making it harder to
read/understand by a developer, and providing absolutely no benifit to
the compiler at all.

So it's actually making the code worse!

not good at all.

Please reconsider this type of change, as I keep asking you to.

greg k-h

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