RE: [PATCH v4] mwifiex: Reduce endian conversion for REG Host Commands
From: Amitkumar Karwar
Date: Fri Jul 08 2016 - 10:32:45 EST
> From: linux-wireless-owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:linux-wireless-
> owner@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Kalle Valo
> Sent: Friday, July 08, 2016 7:10 PM
> To: Amitkumar Karwar
> Cc: Prasun Maiti; Nishant Sarmukadam; Linux Wireless; Linux Next; Linux
> Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] mwifiex: Reduce endian conversion for REG Host
> 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 Valo
> >> Subject: [PATCH v4] mwifiex: Reduce endian conversion for REG Host
> >> Commands
> >> 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>
> [deleted almost 300 lines of unnecessary quotes]
> > 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.
Thanks for clarification. I will ack the patch.