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Date:   Mon, 28 Mar 2022 09:27:50 -0700
From:   Guenter Roeck <>
To:     Andrew Lunn <>, Michael Walle <>
Cc:     Xu Yilun <>, Tom Rix <>,
        Jean Delvare <>,
        Heiner Kallweit <>,
        Russell King <>,
        "David S . Miller" <>,
        Jakub Kicinski <>,
        Paolo Abeni <>,,,
Subject: Re: [PATCH v1 0/2] hwmon: introduce hwmon_sanitize()

On 3/28/22 05:56, Andrew Lunn wrote:
>> I'm not sure how to handle this correctly, as this touches both the
>> network tree and the hwmon tree. Also, the GPY PHY temperature senors
>> driver would use it.
> There are a few options:
> 1) Get the hwmon_sanitize_name() merged into hwmon, ask for a stable
> branch, and get it merged into netdev net-next.
> 2) Have the hwmon maintainers ACK the change and agree that it can be
> merged via netdev.
> Probably the second option is easiest, and since it is not touching
> the core of hwmon, it is unlikely to cause merge conflicts.

No, it isn't the easiest solution because it also modifies a hwmon
driver to use it.


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