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Date:   Wed, 6 May 2020 09:02:57 +0200
From:   Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@...ev.pl>
To:     Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Cc:     Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@...il.com>,
        Felix Fietkau <nbd@...nwrt.org>,
        John Crispin <john@...ozen.org>,
        Sean Wang <sean.wang@...iatek.com>,
        Mark Lee <Mark-MC.Lee@...iatek.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        Fabien Parent <fparent@...libre.com>,
        devicetree <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Linux Kernel Mailing List <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>,
        linux-mediatek@...ts.infradead.org,
        Linux ARM <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/11] net: ethernet: mtk-eth-mac: new driver

Hi Andrew,

thanks for the review.

wt., 5 maj 2020 o 19:47 Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch> napisaƂ(a):
>
> > +static struct net_device *mtk_mac_get_netdev(struct mtk_mac_priv *priv)
> > +{
> > +     char *ptr = (char *)priv;
> > +
> > +     return (struct net_device *)(ptr - ALIGN(sizeof(struct net_device),
> > +                                              NETDEV_ALIGN));
> > +}
>
> Bit of an odd way to do it. It is much more normal to just have
>
>     return priv->netdev;
>

But then you store a pointer to the starting address of the structure
in that very structure. This is actually weirder to me. :) I'd say:
let's generalize it and provide a counterpart to netdev_priv():
priv_to_netdev(), how about that?

For the other issues: I'll address them in v2.

Bart

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