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SubjectRE: [PATCH] net: ti: netcp: restore get/set_pad_info() functionality
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From: Karicheri, Muralidharan
> Sent: 09 February 2016 16:10
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> >In reality the 'pad' fields ought to be renamed - since they aren't pads.
> >Perhaps they should be a union?

> No. At the end of the descriptor, host software can add scratchpad which is
> not modified by the hardware, but is used by the driver. So please don't
> rename.

So comment in the definition that the hardware doesn't modify them.
The driver is defining these fields and they are definitely NOT padding.

David

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