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

To: David Miller <davem@davemloft.net>
Subject: Re: [PATCH net-next 0/8] etherdevice: Rename random_ether_addr to eth_random_addr
From: Felipe Balbi <balbi@ti.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 14:12:19 +0300
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Hi,

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 03:29:01AM -0700, David Miller wrote:
> 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.

that's why I put an "if" there. The subject was misleading and I really
couldn't bother going search for the patch on the mail archives.

Anyway, if nothing will be broken then for drivers/usb/gadget/:

Acked-by: Felipe Balbi <balbi@ti.com>

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balbi

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