Re: [PATCH v4] mwifiex: Reduce endian conversion for REG Host Commands
From: Kalle Valo
Date: Fri Jul 08 2016 - 09:40:43 EST
Amitkumar Karwar <akarwar@xxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
>> From: Prasun Maiti [mailto:prasunmaiti87@xxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 3:43 PM
>> To: Amitkumar Karwar
>> Cc: Nishant Sarmukadam; Linux Wireless; Linux Next; Linux Kernel; Kalle
>> Subject: [PATCH v4] mwifiex: Reduce endian conversion for REG Host
>> For multiple REG Host Commands (e.g HostCmd_CMD_802_11_EEPROM_ACCESS,
>> HostCmd_CMD_MAC_REG_ACCESS etc.) "cpu_to_leX"-converted values are saved
>> to driver. So, "leX_to_cpu" conversion is required too many times
>> afterwards in driver.
>> This patch reduces the endian: conversion without saving "cpu_to_leX"
>> converted values in driver. This will convert endianness in prepare
>> command and command response path.
>> Signed-off-by: Prasun Maiti <prasunmaiti87@xxxxxxxxx>
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> Any specific reason for dropping this patch?
> I can see the status as "Deferred" on patchwork.
It's not dropped, "Deferred" means that the patch was postponed for some
reason and I need to look at the patch more carefully. In this case I
did it because I was hoping to see an Acked-by from you.