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Date:	Sat, 12 Jan 2013 16:57:48 +0100
From:	Richard Cochran <>
To:	Tabi Timur-B04825 <>
Cc:	Phillips Kim-R1AAHA <>,
	"" <>,
	"David S. Miller" <>
Subject: Re: [net-next] gianfar: use more portable i/o accessors

On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 01:44:43PM +0000, Tabi Timur-B04825 wrote:
> Can't we just get rid of these functions altogether?

Since they are already in place, I would leave them there. Watching
the kernel development over time, every few years these IO access
idioms tend to change form, and having helper functions avoids huge
change sets when updating.

> Or at least, get
> rid of the local variable?

Okay, sure.

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