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Date:	Sun, 24 Jan 2016 20:12:51 +0100
From:	Johannes Berg <johannes@...solutions.net>
To:	Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>
Cc:	netdev@...r.kernel.org, Greg Ungerer <gerg@...inux.org>,
	Lucas Stach <l.stach@...gutronix.de>,
	Fugang Duan <B38611@...escale.com>,
	Shawn Guo <shawnguo@...nel.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] net: fec: make driver endian-safe

On Sun, 2016-01-24 at 17:49 +0100, Arnd Bergmann wrote:

> I'd argue that the "(CONFIG_ARCH_MXC) || defined(CONFIG_SOC_IMX28)"
> is definitely wrong, because if we ever get another ARM platform
> that uses this driver, it may or may not work depending on whether
> the ARCH_MXC is also set, and that is not a helpful behavior.
> 
> Better make it simply CONFIG_ARM to keep the behavior independent
> of config options. It won't change anything for now but any future
> platform will probably work independent of configuration or would
> require a bugfix at all.
> 

I agree, but I'm not really sure it's in the scope of this particular
patch? Might be better to just have a separate patch with an
appropriate commit message changing this ifdef.

johannes

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