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Re: [PATCH v2 0/6] BCMA Cumulative patches from OpenWRT

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On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 02:50:54PM +0300, Kalle Valo wrote:
> "Arend van Spriel" <arend@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > On 04/26/2012 06:23 AM, Nathan Hintz wrote:
> >> Nathan Hintz (6):
> >>    bcma: Find names of non BCM cores
> >>    bcma: Move initialization of SPROM to prevent overwrite
> >>    bcma: Account for variable PCI memory base/size
> >>    bcma: reads/writes are always 4 bytes, so always map 4 bytes
> >>    bcma: Add __devexit to bcma_host_pci_remove
> >>    bcma: Add flush for BCMA_RESET_CTL write
> >>
> >>   arch/mips/bcm47xx/setup.c      |    4 +++
> >>   arch/mips/bcm47xx/sprom.c      |    2 -
> >>   drivers/bcma/core.c            |    1 +
> >>   drivers/bcma/driver_pci_host.c |   10 +++---
> >>   drivers/bcma/host_pci.c        |    4 +-
> >>   drivers/bcma/scan.c            |   54 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----------
> >>   6 files changed, 52 insertions(+), 23 deletions(-)
> >>
> >
> > None of these patches have any description. Some motivation for the
> > changes would be appreciated like 'reported problem', 'new target
> > support', etc.
> 
> I would say that it's required. Anyone can see the diff and see what was
> changed, but nobody will figure out why the change was made unless it's
> described in the commit log. So it's important to answer the question
> "Why?".

Will we be seeing this patchset reposted with better changelogs?

John
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