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Date:   Fri, 9 Oct 2020 12:36:36 +0530
From:   Calvin Johnson <calvin.johnson@....nxp.com>
To:     Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@...il.com>
Cc:     Rob Herring <robh+dt@...nel.org>, davem@...emloft.net,
        Grant Likely <grant.likely@....com>,
        Jeremy Linton <jeremy.linton@....com>,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>,
        Andy Shevchenko <andy.shevchenko@...il.com>,
        Russell King - ARM Linux admin <linux@...linux.org.uk>,
        Cristi Sovaiala <cristian.sovaiala@....com>,
        Florin Laurentiu Chiculita <florinlaurentiu.chiculita@....com>,
        Ioana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@....com>,
        Madalin Bucur <madalin.bucur@....nxp.com>,
        Heikki Krogerus <heikki.krogerus@...ux.intel.com>,
        Diana Madalina Craciun <diana.craciun@....com>,
        netdev <netdev@...r.kernel.org>,
        Laurentiu Tudor <laurentiu.tudor@....com>,
        linux-arm-kernel <linux-arm-kernel@...ts.infradead.org>,
        "linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org" <linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org>,
        "open list:ACPI FOR ARM64 (ACPI/arm64)" <linux-acpi@...r.kernel.org>,
        linux.cj@...il.com, Frank Rowand <frowand.list@...il.com>,
        Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab+huawei@...nel.org>,
        devicetree@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [net-next PATCH v1] net: phy: Move of_mdio from drivers/of to
 drivers/net/mdio

Hi Florian,

On Thu, Oct 08, 2020 at 07:26:44PM -0700, Florian Fainelli wrote:
> 
> 
> On 10/8/2020 7:20 PM, Calvin Johnson wrote:
> > Hi Rob,
> > 
> > On Thu, Oct 08, 2020 at 11:35:07AM -0500, Rob Herring wrote:
> > > On Thu, Oct 8, 2020 at 9:47 AM Calvin Johnson
> > > <calvin.johnson@....nxp.com> wrote:
> > > > 
> > > > Better place for of_mdio.c is drivers/net/mdio.
> > > > Move of_mdio.c from drivers/of to drivers/net/mdio
> > > 
> > > One thing off my todo list. I'd started this ages ago[1].
> > > 
> > > > 
> > > > Signed-off-by: Calvin Johnson <calvin.johnson@....nxp.com>
> > > > ---
> > > > 
> > > >   MAINTAINERS                        | 2 +-
> > > >   drivers/net/mdio/Kconfig           | 8 ++++++++
> > > >   drivers/net/mdio/Makefile          | 2 ++
> > > >   drivers/{of => net/mdio}/of_mdio.c | 0
> > > >   drivers/of/Kconfig                 | 7 -------
> > > >   drivers/of/Makefile                | 1 -
> > > >   6 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 9 deletions(-)
> > > >   rename drivers/{of => net/mdio}/of_mdio.c (100%)
> > > 
> > > of_mdio.c is really a combination of mdio and phylib functions, so it
> > > should be split up IMO. With that, I think you can get rid of
> > > CONFIG_OF_MDIO. See my branch[1] for what I had in mind. But that can
> > > be done after this if the net maintainers prefer.
> > > 
> > > Acked-by: Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>
> > > 
> > > Rob
> > > 
> > > [1] git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/robh/linux.git dt/move-net
> > 
> > Makes sense to me to split of_mdio.c. I can work on it once my current task
> > completes.
> 
> If you could take Rob's patches, given then a round of randconfig build
> tests and update the MAINTAINERS file (no more drivers/of/of_mdio.c), then
> this looks like the right approach to me. Thanks!

I gave a quick try with those patches and it needs some more work to apply
as they are bit old. I can look into this later afer the ACPI work is done.

For now, this patch is good to merge as I've done some sanity.

Thanks
Calvin

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