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Date:	Thu, 3 Oct 2013 07:47:49 +0200 (CEST)
From:	Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
To:	Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>
cc:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>,
	Kalle Valo <kvalo@....qualcomm.com>,
	"Luis R. Rodriguez" <mcgrof@...not-panic.com>,
	netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>, ath10k@...ts.infradead.org,
	"John W. Linville" <linville@...driver.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] ath10k: wmi: Convert use of 6 to ETH_ALEN



On Wed, 2 Oct 2013, Joe Perches wrote:

> On Wed, 2013-10-02 at 22:24 -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > On Wed, 2013-10-02 at 22:09 -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2013-10-02 at 21:44 -0700, Eric Dumazet wrote:
> > > > I mean the 6, of course, since Joe seems to actively track them, as if
> > > > ETH_ALEN could change eventually, you never know.
> > > 
> > > You're funny Eric.
> > > You know it's just to ease grep pattern matching.
> > 
> > You are not funny if you plan to send 500+ patches for every instance of
> > 6 changed to ETH_ALEN
> 
> You're still funny.
> 
> https://lkml.org/lkml/2013/10/1/517
> 
> Lighten up though.  It was just a straggler.

Actually, the few cases that I looked up by hand seemed to use 6 
consistently for the declaration and the memcpy/memset.  So it would be 
nicer to fix them all at once.

At least in drivers/net there are around 40, not 500.

julia
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