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Date:   Thu, 24 Dec 2020 14:14:10 +0000
From:   Daniel Scally <djrscally@...il.com>
To:     Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>
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Subject: Re: [PATCH v3 05/14] software_node: unregister software_nodes in
 reverse order


On 24/12/2020 14:12, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 4:00 PM Daniel Scally <djrscally@...il.com> wrote:
>> On 24/12/2020 12:13, Andy Shevchenko wrote:
>>> On Thu, Dec 24, 2020 at 3:12 AM Daniel Scally <djrscally@...il.com> wrote:
> ...
>
>>>> + * Unregister multiple software nodes at once. The array will be unwound in
>>>> + * reverse order (i.e. last entry first) and thus if any member of the array
>>>> + * has its .parent member set then they should appear later in the array such
>>>> + * that they are unregistered first.
>>> I'm, as being not a native speaker, a bit confused by this comment.
>>> The idea is that children are unregistered first. Can you try to make
>>> it more clear maybe?
>> Sure, how about:
>>
>> The array will be unwound in reverse order (i.e. last entry first). If
>> any member of the array is a child of another member then the child must
> children ?

Yes, you are right of course.

>
>> appear later in the array than their parent, so that they are
>> unregistered first.
> I think with the above change it will be better, yes.
>
Ok, done.

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