Re: [PATCH] MIPS: cleanup switches with cases that can be merged

From: Ralf Baechle
Date: Sat Jan 23 2010 - 11:32:24 EST

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 06:02:06PM -0800, David Daney wrote:

> This patch should be split up.
> Octeon, PowerTV, and IP32 are all different architectures. They
> should be in their own patches.
> The two math-emu parts could probably go together.
> cpu-probe seems like its own thing.

It's conceptually the same change that's being applied everywhere and the
total size is modest so I'm happy to apply it as just a single patch as is.

> This brings us to the larger question: This is just code churn. Is
> it even worthwhile?

This has been discussed many times over and we maintainers have not come to
a final conclusion on this type of patches. I tend to apply this sort of
patches anyway but treat them as low priority.

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