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Date:   Wed, 01 Jul 2020 15:33:21 -0700 (PDT)
From:   David Miller <davem@...emloft.net>
To:     ecree@...arflare.com
Cc:     kuba@...nel.org, linux-net-drivers@...arflare.com,
        netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 12/15] sfc_ef100: add EF100 to NIC-revision
 enumeration

From: Edward Cree <ecree@...arflare.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jul 2020 23:23:40 +0100

> On 01/07/2020 20:44, David Miller wrote:
>> Or is this code used as a library by two "drivers"?
> Yes, it is; there will be a second module 'sfc_ef100.ko'which this
>  file will be linked into and which will set efx->type to one with
>  an EF100 revision.
> 
> Although tbh I have been wondering about another approach to
>  ethtool_get_drvinfo: we could have a const char [] in each driver's
>  non-common parts, holding KBUILD_MODNAME, which ethtool_common.c
>  could just reference, rather than looking at efx->type->revision
>  and relying on the rest of the driver to set it up right.
> Since it looks like I'll need to respin this series anyway, I'll try
>  that and see if it works — it seems cleaner to me.

It seems cleaner to me too.

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