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Date:   Mon, 18 May 2020 19:07:22 +0200
From:   Marek Vasut <marex@...x.de>
To:     Joe Perches <joe@...ches.com>, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Cc:     "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Lukas Wunner <lukas@...ner.de>, Petr Stetiar <ynezz@...e.cz>,
        YueHaibing <yuehaibing@...wei.com>
Subject: Re: [PATCH V6 20/20] net: ks8851: Drop define debug and pr_fmt()

On 5/17/20 4:55 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
> On Sun, 2020-05-17 at 04:47 +0200, Marek Vasut wrote:
>> On 5/17/20 4:37 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
>>> On Sun, 2020-05-17 at 04:28 +0200, Marek Vasut wrote:
>>>> On 5/17/20 4:01 AM, Joe Perches wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, 2020-05-17 at 02:33 +0200, Marek Vasut wrote:
>>>>>> Drop those debug statements from both drivers. They were there since
>>>>>> at least 2011 and enabled by default, but that's likely wrong.
>>>>> []
>>>>>> diff --git a/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ks8851_par.c b/drivers/net/ethernet/micrel/ks8851_par.c
>>>>> []
>>>>>> -#define DEBUG
>>>>>
>>>>> Dropping the #define DEBUG lines will cause a behavior
>>>>> change for the netdev/netif_dbg uses as these messages
>>>>> will no longer be output by default.
>>>>
>>>> Is that a problem ?
>>>
>>> Dunno.  I don't use nor debug these drivers.
>>>
>>
>> I don't use those debug messages either, so it's not a problem for me.
> 
> Just mention it in the changelog please.

Or let's just drop this patch for now.

I am still waiting for a clear direction on the indirect accessors.

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