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Date:	Sat, 17 Oct 2015 21:46:56 +0300
From:	Sergei Shtylyov <>
To:	Andrew Lunn <>
Cc:	Dinh Nguyen <>,
	Florian Fainelli <>,
	netdev <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] net/phy: micrel: Follow attached_dev to get to the MAC

On 10/17/2015 2:54 AM, Andrew Lunn wrote:

>>> Commit "8b63ec1837fa phylib: Make PHYs children of their MDIO bus, not
>>> the bus' parent." broke finding PHY properties in the MAC device tree
>>     You probably forgot to run on this patch, else it
>> would have complained about the commit citing style. It's <12-bit
>> SHA1> ("<summary line>").

    12-digit, of course. :-)

> Actual, i did, and decided to ignore it. I'm quoting the regression
> report, which formats it that way. However i did deliberately use the
> correct format for the fixes: line, where it actually matters.

> checkpatch is just a guide, not a rigid rule.

    I've had several cases of a maintainer fixing up the commit citing style 
for me (and ruining my precious line filling :-).

MBR, Sergei

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