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SubjectRe: [PATCH] cramfs: better MTD dependency expression
On Thu, 8 Feb 2018, Linus Torvalds wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 7, 2018 at 7:08 PM, Nicolas Pitre <nicolas.pitre@linaro.org> wrote:
> >
> > Viro once told me that my cramfs pull requests could go either to him or
> > to you. I have only this one patch at the moment, and since it depends
> > on a commit that recently appeared in your tree I'm therefore sending it
> > directly to you.
>
> Applied.

Thanks.

> Although I'm not entirely convinced that the simpler dependency is
> easier to _read_ and understand.
>
> It is clearly simpler, though.

Probably depends on the mental representation you make of it. If you
consider driver A depending on driver B then having A <= B in terms of
build level dependency is pretty natural. Maybe it is just me but the
alternative always gave me pause.


Nicolas

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