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SubjectRe: [ath9k-devel] [PATCH wireless-next] ath: Rename ath_print to ath_debug
On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Felix Fietkau <nbd@openwrt.org> wrote:
> On 2010-11-29 7:07 AM, Peter Stuge wrote:
>> Luis R. Rodriguez wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 28, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Joe Perches <joe@perches.com> wrote:
>>> > Make the function name match the function purpose.
>>> > ath_debug is a debug only facility.
>>> > ath_print seems too generic a name for a debug only use.
>>>
>>> Nack, I don't see the point.
>>
>> The point is to improve readability. I like the patch.
> And how exactly does this improve readability? Don't get me wrong, I
> generally like to see more cleanups merged to the ath/ath9k drivers
> (they do need it, after all).
>
> But in my opinion, simple renaming churn like this does nothing but
> annoy people who want to get other work done at the same time.
> Consider the large number of lines touched (and the potential merge
> conflicts with other code because of that), relative to the microscopic
> aesthetic gain (if any).
>
> Instead I'd like to see more cleanups that go beyond trivial function
> renames.

Thanks for putting it so clearly. Agreed.

Luis


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