From: Jose Abreu <jose.ab...@synopsys.com> Date: Fri, 6 Apr 2018 14:08:14 +0100
> This a starting point for a cleanup and re-organization of stmmac. > > In this series we stop using hard-coded callbacks along the code and use > instead helpers which are defined in a single place ("hwif.h"). > > This brings several advantages: > 1) Less typing :) > 2) Guaranteed function pointer check > 3) More flexibility > > By 2) we stop using the repeated pattern of: > if (priv->hw->mac->some_func) > priv->hw->mac->some_func(...) > > I didn't check but I expect the final .ko will be bigger with this series > because *all* of function pointers are checked. > > Anyway, I hope this can make the code more readable and more flexible now. The net-next tree is closed, please resubmit this series when it opens back up. Thank you.