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Date:   Sat, 25 Jul 2020 19:41:30 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <>
To:     Helmut Grohne <>
Cc:     Woojung Huh <>,
        Microchip Linux Driver Support <>,
        Vivien Didelot <>,
        Florian Fainelli <>,
        "David S. Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        "" <>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH] net: dsa: microchip: delete dead code

On Thu, Jul 23, 2020 at 06:24:31AM +0200, Helmut Grohne wrote:
> Hi Andrew,
> On Wed, Jul 22, 2020 at 04:39:53PM +0200, Andrew Lunn wrote:
> > This patch probably is correct. But it is not obviously correct,
> > because there are so many changes at once. Please could you break it
> > up.
> >From my pov, it is less a question of whether it is correct, but whether
> it goes into the desired direction. There are a few comments in the
> driver that point to pending work. It might as well be that I'm removing
> the infrastructure that other patches are meant to build upon.

Hi Helmut

There was a small burst of patches from Microchip in this month. But
apart from that, you need to go a long way back.

I say clean it up now. The code is in the git history, so it is easy
to get back if needed.


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