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Date:   Mon, 25 Apr 2022 08:22:57 +0100
From:   Martin Habets <>
To:     Jakub Kicinski <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 03/28] sfc: Copy shared files needed for Siena

On Sat, Apr 23, 2022 at 06:50:07AM -0700, Jakub Kicinski wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Apr 2022 15:57:43 +0100 Martin Habets wrote:
> > From: Martin Habets <>
> > 
> > No changes are done, those will be done with subsequent commits.
> This ginormous patch does not make it thru the mail systems.
> I'm guessing there is a (perfectly reasonable) 1MB limit somewhere.

I think the issue is with mcdi_pcol.h, which is 1.1MB of defines
generated from the hardware databases. It has grown slowely over the
I'll split up this patch and see if I can manually cut down mcdi_pcol.h.

> I think you can also rework the series and combine the pure rename
> patches. Having the renames by header file does not substantially 
> help review.

Ok, will do. I do not want to make individual patches too big.

> Try to stay under the 15 patch limit.

I'll probably need 2 or 3 series, and it means our Siena NICs will
not work after the 1st series.

Thanks for your advice,

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