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Date:	Sun, 30 Nov 2014 22:16:02 +0100
From:	SF Markus Elfring <elfring@...rs.sourceforge.net>
To:	Eric Dumazet <eric.dumazet@...il.com>
CC:	Paul Mackerras <paulus@...ba.org>, linux-ppp@...r.kernel.org,
	netdev@...r.kernel.org, LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
	kernel-janitors@...r.kernel.org,
	Julia Lawall <julia.lawall@...6.fr>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/3] net-PPP: Delete an unnecessary assignment

> I have no idea why its a patch on its own, and why state->arc4 gets
> special treatment while state->sha1 does not.

I did not fiddle with the data structure element "sha1" because
I assumed that it might be still relevant for the call of a function
like crypto_free_blkcipher().


> This definitely belongs to the previous patch, refactoring error
> handling in mppe_alloc()

I have got different preferences for change distribution over several
patches here.
I find it safer to tackle an assignment clean-up after adjustments
for jump labels.


> Also, it seems your patches do not fix bugs, so so you need to target
> net-next tree, as explained in Documentation/networking/netdev-FAQ.txt

Do you want that I resend my update suggestion?

Regards,
Markus
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