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SubjectRe: [Kernel-BR] Re: [PATCH] sound: pci: emu10k1: code refactoring and casting removal
2013/10/17 Raphael S Carvalho <>:
>> 2013/10/17 Takashi Iwai <>:
>>> Geyslan, you don't have to waste too much of your time (and my time
>>> for review) for this kind of so old driver code unless it really fixes
>>> the bugs. A clean up is good in general, but it can be sometimes
>>> worse than nothing since it also breaks the history, thus makes hard
>>> to follow via "git blame", for example, and of course, there is always
>>> a potential danger of regression.
>>> So, if it's about clean up, do it only in a systematic way that others
>>> can follow easily, and don't do it too intensively.
>>> thanks,
>>> Takashi

I sent the last version:
[PATCH v3] sound: pci: emu10k1: code refactoring


> His code refactoring proposal is welcome since the old code sucks from
> several points of view, e.g. maintainability, legibility, etc.
> Yes, of course, it's important to be careful in order not to introduce
> regressions. And yes, he could improve something here and there.
> As long as changes improve the maintainability and legibility of the
> code, there is no reason to refuse them.
> --
> Raphael S. Carvalho

Raphael, thank you for reply.


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