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Date:   Mon, 18 Jul 2022 13:44:44 -0600
From:   Rob Herring <robh@...nel.org>
To:     Sean Anderson <sean.anderson@...o.com>
Cc:     Heiner Kallweit <hkallweit1@...il.com>,
        Russell King <linux@...linux.org.uk>, netdev@...r.kernel.org,
        Jakub Kicinski <kuba@...nel.org>,
        Madalin Bucur <madalin.bucur@....com>,
        "David S . Miller" <davem@...emloft.net>,
        Paolo Abeni <pabeni@...hat.com>,
        Ioana Ciornei <ioana.ciornei@....com>,
        linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org, Eric Dumazet <edumazet@...gle.com>,
        Andrew Lunn <andrew@...n.ch>
Subject: Re: [RFC PATCH net-next 9/9] net: pcs: lynx: Remove remaining users
 of lynx_pcs_create

On Mon, Jul 11, 2022 at 12:05:19PM -0400, Sean Anderson wrote:
> Now that PCS devices have a compatible string, we no longer have to bind
> the driver manually in lynx_pcs_create. Remove it, and convert the
> remaining users to pcs_get_by_fwnode.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Sean Anderson <sean.anderson@...o.com>
> ---
> This requires that all PCSs have a compatible string. For a reasonable
> window of compatibility, this should be applied one major release after
> all compatible strings are added.

These platforms are pretty stable. I don't think a 1 release window is 
sufficient. Maybe a 1 LTS release.

> 
>  .../net/ethernet/freescale/dpaa2/dpaa2-mac.c  | 27 ++-----------------
>  drivers/net/pcs/pcs-lynx.c                    | 19 -------------
>  include/linux/pcs-lynx.h                      |  1 -
>  3 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 45 deletions(-)

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