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SubjectRe: [PATCH net-next v3 02/11] net: ethernet: ti: cpts: separate hw counter read from timecounter
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On 26/03/2020 16:18, Richard Cochran wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2020 at 09:42:35PM +0200, Grygorii Strashko wrote:
>> Separate hw counter read from timecounter code:
>> - add CPTS context field to store current HW counter value
>> - move HW timestamp request and FIFO read code out of timecounter code
>> - convert cyc2time on event reception in cpts_fifo_read()
>> - call timecounter_read() in cpts_fifo_read() to update tk->cycle_last
>
> This comment tells us WHAT the patch does, but does not help because
> we can see that from the patch itself. Instead, the comment should
> tell us WHY is change is needed.
>
> I was left scratching my head, with the question, what is the purpose
> here? Maybe the answer is to be found later on in the series.
>
> Here is commit message pattern to follow that I learned from tglx:
>
> 1. context
> 2. problem
> 3. solution
>
> For this patch, the sentence, "Separate hw counter read from
> timecounter code" is #3.

Sorry, will update.

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Best regards,
grygorii

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