On 01/12/2017 04:54 PM, Joao Pinto wrote:
> Às 3:48 PM de 1/12/2017, David Miller escreveu:
>> From: Joao Pinto <joao.pi...@synopsys.com>
>> Date: Thu, 12 Jan 2017 15:46:31 +0000
>>> Hope we can meet in a LinuxCon soon and have a talk, for you to know
>>> me and this way you will see that I am a guy that is only focused in
>>> producing work the best way possible, and nothing else.
>> I do not argue your intentions.
>> I argue the side effects of your change for the ecosystem of
>> long term maintaince and backporting, and what tangible benefit
>> this change brings to users.
> The driver synopsys/dwc_eth_qos is no longer necessary since it was ported to
> stmmac. The merged followed all the requirements given by AXIS coleagues 
> Niklas
> and Lars. The new stmmac solution was tested by them. In my opinion of course
> there is no reason to synopsys/dwc_eth_qos to exist anymore. I am deleting 
> now a
> synopsys/ name folder :) I did this work to improve organization and 
> centralize
> dwc ethernet in stmmac.

Hello Joao, David.

Regardless of the outcome of the "to rename or not to rename"
discussion, I think that merging this patch would be a good thing.

Joao's dwc_eth_qos glue layer has been merged to stmmac,
so it should now be safe to remove the dwc_eth_qos driver.

It's much better if everyone is focusing on a single driver.

> I know that changing what is working properly is a risk, I totally understand,
> and if I was a top maintainer I would have the same concern of course. But in
> this case I think it is good to organize the house. My intentions are to stick
> around and help developing Ethernet, like I am helping developing PCI host/.
> Thanks,
> Joao

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