Re: [PATCH net-next v1] net: netcp: remove call to netif_carrier_(on/off) for MAC to Phy interface

From: David Miller
Date: Mon Apr 27 2015 - 13:23:29 EST

From: Murali Karicheri <m-karicheri2@xxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:07:35 -0400

> On 04/25/2015 03:48 PM, David Miller wrote:
>> From: Murali Karicheri<m-karicheri2@xxxxxx>
>> Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:01:41 -0400
>>> Currently when interface type is MAC to Phy, netif_carrier_(on/off)
>>> is called which is not needed as Phy lib already updates the carrier
>>> status to net stack. This is needed only for other interface types
>>> Signed-off-by: Murali Karicheri<m-karicheri2@xxxxxx>
>> net-next is not open for submissions yet
> David,
> Do I need to re-submit this patch when the net-next gets opened for
> this? This is essentially a bug fix and can be applied to current

If it's really a bug fix, then you shouldn't target it at net-next.

I'll never understand why people do things like this.
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