Re: [PATCH] Staging: rtl8712: rtl871x_ioctl_linux.c Move constant to right side of the comparision

From: punit vara
Date: Mon Sep 28 2015 - 09:46:35 EST

On Mon, Sep 28, 2015 at 4:48 PM, Sudip Mukherjee
<sudipm.mukherjee@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 26, 2015 at 12:45:46PM -0500, Larry Finger wrote:
>> On 09/26/2015 11:49 AM, Punit Vara wrote:
>> >This patch is to the rtl871x_ioctl_linux.c that fixes up following
>> >warning reported by :
>> >
>> >- Comparisons should place the constant on the right side of the test
>> >
>> >Signed-off-by: Punit Vara <punitvara@xxxxxxxxx>
>> This warning is crap. WTF difference does it make???? The compiler
>> does not care, and any reader with any piece of a brain is not going
>> to be confused!
>> This patch and all others like it are just meaningless source churning!
>> This author has made such a royal mess of his patches that I
>> recommend that ALL of them be dropped. In addition, we should
>> continue to drop his changes until he learns how to use git to
>> generate N/M patches, and until he reads the documentation on patch
>> submission.
> Excuse me for my ignorance, but I still can not see what was wrong with
> his patch. checkpatch is giving warning and he has fixed it. As far as
> sending in series is concerned, he is a newbie and after telling him how
> to generate patches in series he has learnt that. I have already told
> him that his patches might be dropped as they are not in series and he
> is ready to resend in series as soon as Greg confirms that they are
> dropped. And as long as the driver is in staging there will be source
> churning, isn't it?
> If i remember correctly I was told that for a driver to be moved out of
> staging the primary thing is that all checkpatch warnings needs to fixed.
> So if this driver has to move out of staging someday then these warnings
> also has to be fixed by someone.
> regards
> sudip

Thank you for understanding my situation @Sudip @Dan Carpenter ..
First I have planned to clean all the warning whatever it may be silly
or some serious. So that by cleaning those I can easily understand the
whole process . I was thinking to dig into TODO list and followed by
writing any driver. Greg please confirm me what should I do ? Do i
touch any rtl* ? It is first time I am working with this much huge
project .So may be I dont know what warnings are priority and what are
not ? I felt proud when my first patch was accepted .Execuse me @Larry
@Joshua if I irritate you by sending so many patches in sequence but I
am happy to clean all the staging driver warning first. So that every
programmer can focus on programming only not on cleanpatch warnings .

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