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Re: [PATCH net-next 0/8] etherdevice: Rename random_ether_addr to eth_ra

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Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/8] etherdevice: Rename random_ether_addr to eth_random_addr
From: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 03:29:01 -0700 (PDT)
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From: Felipe Balbi <balbi@ti.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 13:14:38 +0300

> if you're really renaming the function, then this patch alone will break
> all of the below users. That should all be a single patch, I'm afraid.

It would help if you actually read his patches before saying what they
might or might not do.

He provides a macro in the first patch that provides the old name,
and this will get removed at the end.

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