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Date:   Tue, 12 May 2020 02:51:18 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Doug Berger <>
Cc:     "David S. Miller" <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Russell King <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 3/4] net: ethernet: introduce phy_set_pause

On Mon, May 11, 2020 at 05:24:09PM -0700, Doug Berger wrote:
> This commit introduces the phy_set_pause function to the phylib as
> a helper to support the set_pauseparam ethtool method.
> It is hoped that the new behavior introduced by this function will
> be widely embraced and the phy_set_sym_pause and phy_set_asym_pause
> functions can be deprecated. Those functions are retained for all
> existing users and for any desenting opinions on my interpretation
> of the functionality.

It would be good to add comments to phy_set_sym_pause and
phy_set_asym_pause indicating they are deprecated and point to


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