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SubjectRe: [PATCH 00/23] Floppy driver cleanups
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On 3/31/20 3:40 AM, Willy Tarreau wrote:
> This series applies a second batch of cleanups to the floppy driver and
> its multiple arch-specific parts. Here the focus was on getting rid of
> hard-coded registers and flags values to switch to their symbolic
> definitions instead, and on making use of the global current_fdc variable
> much more explicit throughout the code to reduce the risk of accidental
> misuse as was the case with the most recently fixed bug.
>
> Note that this code base is very old and the purpose is not to rewrite
> nor reorganize the driver at all, but instead to make certain things
> more obvious while keeping changes reviewable. It does not even address
> style issues that make checkpatch continue to complain a little bit (15
> total warnings which were already there and don't seem worth addressing
> without more careful testing). Some comments were added to document a
> few non-obvious assumptions though.
>
> This series was rediffed against today's master (458ef2a25e0c) which
> contains the first series. The changes were tested on x86 with real
> hardware, and was build-tested on ARM.

I'll be happy to queue these up for 5.8 when ready. Would be handy
if you could resend a v2 patchset with the extra patches, makes my
life so much easier...

--
Jens Axboe

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