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SubjectRe: [PATCH] drivers: mtd: Better word replace a not so good word in the file mtd_blkdevs.c
Hi Bhaskar,

Bhaskar Chowdhury <unixbhaskar@gmail.com> wrote on Fri, 5 Feb 2021
19:06:39 +0530:

> On 14:26 Fri 05 Feb 2021, Miquel Raynal wrote:
> >Hi Bhaskar,
> >
> >Bhaskar Chowdhury <unixbhaskar@gmail.com> wrote on Fri, 5 Feb 2021
> >18:11:51 +0530:
> >
> >> s/fucking/invite/
> >>
> >>
> >> Signed-off-by: Bhaskar Chowdhury <unixbhaskar@gmail.com>
> >> ---
> >> drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c | 2 +-
> >> 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)
> >>
> >> diff --git a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
> >> index fb8e12d590a1..756a0995e474 100644
> >> --- a/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
> >> +++ b/drivers/mtd/mtd_blkdevs.c
> >> @@ -523,7 +523,7 @@ int register_mtd_blktrans(struct mtd_blktrans_ops *t
> r)
> >> int ret;
> >>
> >> /* Register the notifier if/when the first device type is
> >> - registered, to prevent the link/init ordering from fucking
> >> + registered, to prevent the link/init ordering from invite
> >> us over. */
> >
> >invite us over?
> >
> >I'm not a native English speaker but this does not bring any value to
> >my ears. Worse, I don't even get the point. Better rewrite the comment
> >entirely than just swapping "fucking" with a random word, no?
> >
> Got your point , and I do understand "fuck" and "fucking" is so strong word
> that it is really difficult to replace with something else.
>
> But..but you suggestion to rewrite the comments sounds good Miquel ...wish I
> could have that much time in hand to replace every sentence having that word
> ...all the patched sent with that word replaces...please step forward and
> make
> and send patches .
>
> Today I sent 10 patches replacing that word(weather that make sense or not)
> you can see those in the ML ...please pick up as you wish and send patches.

There are currently 21 uses of "fuck[ing]". It's not a mountain to
climb. Nor a race.

> I was simply replacing the word ..never bother about the meaning it
> conveys..doesn't matter really.

Are you kidding? What is the purpose of a comment if no one understands
it after a blind change?

>
> so...
>

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