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Date:   Fri, 19 Jun 2020 00:37:40 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Russell King - ARM Linux admin <>
Cc:     Ioana Ciornei <>,,,,,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 4/5] net: phy: add Lynx PCS MDIO module

> The other thing is, drivers/net/phy is becoming a little cluttered -
> we have approaching 100 files there.
> Should we be thinking about drivers/net/phy/mdio/ (for mdio*),
> drivers/net/phy/lib/ for the core phylib code or leaving it where
> it is, and, hmm, drivers/net/phy/media/ maybe for the PHY and PCS
> drivers?  Or something like that?

Hi Russell

Do you have any experience how good git is at following file moves
like this. We don't want to make it too hard for backporters of fixes.

If it is not going to be too painful, then yes, mdio, phy and pcs
subdirectories would be nice.


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