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Date:   Thu, 10 Sep 2020 20:02:57 +0200
From:   Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
To:     Dan Murphy <dmurphy@...com>
Cc:     Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>, davem@...emloft.net,
        f.fainelli@...il.com, hkallweit1@...il.com, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next v3 2/3] net: phy: dp83869: support Wake on LAN

> > >   static int dp83869_config_port_mirroring(struct phy_device *phydev)
> > >   {
> > >   	struct dp83869_private *dp83869 = phydev->priv;
> > Overall this code looks quite similar to dp83867, is there no way to
> > factor this out?
> 
> Factor what out?  Yes the DP83867 and DP83869 are very similar in registers
> and bitmaps.  They just differ in their feature sets.
> 
> The WoL code was copied and pasted to the 869 and I would like to keep the
> two files as similar as I can as it will be easier to fix and find bugs.

It will be even easier if they shared the same code. You could create
a library of functions, like bcm-phy-lib.c.

  Andrew

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