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Date:   Thu, 7 May 2020 13:16:29 +0200
From:   Markus Elfring <>
To:     Jonathan Richardson <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
Cc:     Dejin Zheng <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Petr Štetiar <>,
        Ray Jui <>,
        Scott Branden <>,
        Stephen Boyd <>,
        LKML <>,
Subject: Re: net: broadcom: fix a mistake about ioremap resource

>> I hope that other contributors can convince you to improve also this
>> commit message considerably.
>> Would you like to fix the spelling besides other wording weaknesses?
> How about this wording:
> Commit d7a5502b0bb8b ("net: broadcom: convert to
> devm_platform_ioremap_resource_byname()")
> inadvertently made idm_base and nicpm_base mandatory. These are
> optional properties.
> probe will fail when they're not defined. The commit is partially
> reverted so that they are
> obtained by platform_get_resource_byname() as before. amac_base can
> still be obtained
> by devm_platform_ioremap_resource_byname().

Is it interesting anyhow that another attempt for such an improvement
did not get the possibly desired software development attention?


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