[U-Boot-Users] [DNX#2007012542000048] [PATCH 1/2] Add support for 802.3ae [...]

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Thu Jan 25 19:20:04 CET 2007

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inside the automatic U-Boot patch tracking system a new ticket
[DNX#2007012542000048] was created:

> On 1/23/07, Ben Warren <bwarren at qstreams.com> wrote:
> > +int miiphy_set_attribute(char *devname, enum miiphy_attr attr, void *value)
> Maybe it's just me, but the need for a function like this just screams
> "give ownership of struct mii_dev back to the driver". And it's not
> really about "attributes" at all -- it's about callbacks, so I think
> the function is misnamed.
> Why not simply let the driver allocate its own struct mii_dev and
> initialize it as it sees fit? It would simplify the interface a lot.
> Haavard

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