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Date:   Mon, 18 May 2020 16:54:20 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next] net: phy: simplify phy_link_change arguments

From: Doug Berger <>
Date: Mon, 18 May 2020 15:23:59 -0700

> This function was introduced to allow for different handling of
> link up and link down events particularly with regard to the
> netif_carrier. The third argument do_carrier allowed the flag to
> be left unchanged.
> Since then the phylink has introduced an implementation that
> completely ignores the third parameter since it never wants to
> change the flag and the phylib always sets the third parameter
> to true so the flag is always changed.
> Therefore the third argument (i.e. do_carrier) is no longer
> necessary and can be removed. This also means that the phylib
> phy_link_down() function no longer needs its second argument.
> Signed-off-by: Doug Berger <>

Looks good, applied, thanks.

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