Re: [Patch 2/3] firmware: dmi_scan: fix dmi_len type

From: Matt Fleming
Date: Fri Feb 13 2015 - 11:12:52 EST

On Wed, 11 Feb, at 06:12:59PM, Ard Biesheuvel wrote:
> Good point. Actually, I don't really see the need for patch #1, even
> if I agree that it would have been better to write it like you have in
> the first place.
> But leaving the dmi_len as u16 is clearly a bug on my part, so that
> should be fixed.
> @Matt: any thoughts?

Ivan, I'd prefer it if you move PATCH 1 to be PATCH 3, i.e. make the
urgent changes at the beginning of the series and the cleanups at the
end. That nicely sidesteps the issue of having to backport a cleanup
patch as a dependency for a real bug fix.

Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center
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