Re: [PATCH net-next v6 00/11] net: dsa: realtek: variants to drivers, interfaces to a common module

From: patchwork-bot+netdevbpf
Date: Mon Feb 12 2024 - 05:53:40 EST


This series was applied to netdev/net-next.git (main)
by David S. Miller <davem@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

On Fri, 09 Feb 2024 02:03:36 -0300 you wrote:
> The current driver consists of two interface modules (SMI and MDIO) and
> two family/variant modules (RTL8365MB and RTL8366RB). The SMI and MDIO
> modules serve as the platform and MDIO drivers, respectively, calling
> functions from the variant modules. In this setup, one interface module
> can be loaded independently of the other, but both variants must be
> loaded (if not disabled at build time) for any type of interface. This
> approach doesn't scale well, especially with the addition of more switch
> variants (e.g., RTL8366B), leading to loaded but unused modules.
> Additionally, this also seems upside down, as the specific driver code
> normally depends on the more generic functions and not the other way
> around.
> [...]

Here is the summary with links:
- [net-next,v6,01/11] net: dsa: realtek: drop cleanup from realtek_ops
- [net-next,v6,02/11] net: dsa: realtek: introduce REALTEK_DSA namespace
- [net-next,v6,03/11] net: dsa: realtek: convert variants into real drivers
- [net-next,v6,04/11] net: dsa: realtek: keep variant reference in realtek_priv
- [net-next,v6,05/11] net: dsa: realtek: common rtl83xx module
- [net-next,v6,06/11] net: dsa: realtek: merge rtl83xx and interface modules into realtek_dsa
- [net-next,v6,07/11] net: dsa: realtek: get internal MDIO node by name
- [net-next,v6,08/11] net: dsa: realtek: clean user_mii_bus setup
- [net-next,v6,09/11] net: dsa: realtek: migrate user_mii_bus setup to realtek_dsa
- [net-next,v6,10/11] net: dsa: realtek: use the same mii bus driver for both interfaces
- [net-next,v6,11/11] net: dsa: realtek: embed dsa_switch into realtek_priv

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