Re: [PATCH net-next v3 2/7] net: dsa: mv88e6xxx: pass directly chip structure to mv88e6xxx_phy_is_internal

From: Alexis Lothoré
Date: Wed May 24 2023 - 10:46:36 EST

Hello Russell,

On 5/24/23 15:18, Russell King (Oracle) wrote:
> On Wed, May 24, 2023 at 03:01:22PM +0200, Alexis Lothoré wrote:
>> Since this function is a simple helper, we do not need to pass a full
>> dsa_switch structure, we can directly pass the mv88e6xxx_chip structure.
>> Doing so will allow to share this function with any other function
>> not manipulating dsa_switch structure but needing info about number of
>> internal phys
>> Reviewed-by: Russell King (Oracle) <rmk+kernel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Reviewed-by: Florian Fainelli <f.fainelli@xxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
>> Changes since v2:
>> - add reviewed-by tags
>> Signed-off-by: Alexis Lothoré <alexis.lothore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> ---
> It never ceases to amaze me the way human beings can find creative ways
> to mess things up, no matter how well things are documented. The above
> commit message (and the others that I've looked at) are all broken
> because of this creativity.
> In effect, because of the really weird format you've come up with here,
> your patches are in effect *not* signed off by you.

Sorry for that. This was an attempt to provide relevant changelog for each
patch, but obviously the way I stored those changelogs was wrong, and I did not
catch the consequent broken Signed-off-by lines after re-generating the series.
I'll do as suggested and hold off a bit before fixing/re-sending.

Kind regards,
> The patch format is in Documentation/process/submitting-patches.rst
> under the section marked "The canonical patch format". Please review.
> Please wait a while (a few days) to see if anyone responds to _this_
> posting with any other comments. Thanks.

Alexis Lothoré, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering