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Date:   Thu, 7 May 2020 15:16:45 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     Bartosz Golaszewski <bgolaszewski@...libre.com>
Cc:     "Mark-MC.Lee" <Mark-MC.Lee@...iatek.com>,
        linux-devicetree <devicetree@...r.kernel.org>,
        Felix Fietkau <nbd@...nwrt.org>, Arnd Bergmann <arnd@...db.de>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Bartosz Golaszewski <brgl@...ev.pl>,
        Sean Wang <sean.wang@...iatek.com>,
        LKML <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        Fabien Parent <fparent@...libre.com>,
        Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>,
        linux-mediatek@...ts.infradead.org,
        John Crispin <john@...ozen.org>,
        Matthias Brugger <matthias.bgg@...il.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        arm-soc <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH 06/11] net: ethernet: mtk-eth-mac: new driver

On Thu, May 07, 2020 at 12:50:15PM +0200, Bartosz Golaszewski wrote:
> czw., 7 maj 2020 o 11:46 Mark-MC.Lee <Mark-MC.Lee@...iatek.com> napisaƂ(a):
> >
> > Hi Bartosz:
> >  I think the naming of this driver and its Kconfig option is too generic
> > that will confuse with current mediatek SoCs eth driver architecture(for
> > all mt7xxx SoCs).
> >   Since mtk_eth_mac.c is not a common MAC part for all mediatek SoC but
> > only a specific eth driver for mt85xx, it will be more reasonable to
> > name it as mt85xx_eth.c and change NET_MEDIATEK_MAC to
> > NET_MEDIATEK_MT85XX. How do you think?
> >
> 
> Hi Mark,
> 
> I actually consulted this with MediaTek and the name is their idea.
> Many drivers in drivers/net/ethernet have very vague names. I guess
> this isn't a problem.

They have vague names, but they tend to be not confusing.

NET_MEDIATEK_MAC vs NET_MEDIATEK_SOC is confusing.

I think the proposed name, mt85xx_eth.c and NET_MEDIATEK_MT85XX is
good. Or some variant on this, mt8xxx?

    Andrew

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