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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: r8188eu: add firmware dependency
On Wed, Aug 03, 2022 at 08:08:31AM +0200, Greg KH wrote:
> This looks good, and I'll apply it after 5.20-rc1 is out,

I didn’t Cc stable since the “Submitting patches” guide says it’s for
“severe bugs”, but would it be possible to backport the patch to the
older kernels?

> but you might want to send a follow-on patch that removes the hard-coded
> string in 2 places in the driver, and just puts it into a single define
> somewhere, to make it a bit easier over time.

Good idea, will do so. I didn’t check if the filename is already used.
Would something like “this patch depends on patch…” (again from the
guide) be enough (assuming I will send the new patch before this one
is applied)?

Grzegorz Szymaszek
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