[PATCH v2 4/4] drivers: net: Add APM X-Gene SoC ethernet driver support.
isubramanian at apm.com
Mon Apr 14 15:09:26 PDT 2014
Thanks for the review comments. Please find my responses inline.
On Sat, Apr 12, 2014 at 1:55 PM, David Miller <davem at davemloft.net> wrote:
> From: Iyappan Subramanian <isubramanian at apm.com>
> Date: Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:06:24 -0700
>> This patch adds network driver for APM X-Gene SoC ethernet.
>> Signed-off-by: Iyappan Subramanian <isubramanian at apm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Ravi Patel <rapatel at apm.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Keyur Chudgar <kchudgar at apm.com>
> This driver is going to take a long to review and get to the point
> where it can be integrated upstream, I'm just trying to set your
> expectations properly.
>> +inline void set_desc(struct xgene_enet_desc *desc, enum desc_info_index index,
>> + u64 val)
> The "inline" tag is not necessary, let the compiler figure it out.
Okay. I will remove inline keyword from the code.
>> + u8 word_index = desc_info[index].word_index;
>> + u8 start_bit = desc_info[index].start_bit;
>> + u8 len = desc_info[index].len;
>> + u64 mask = GENMASK_ULL((start_bit + len - 1), start_bit);
>> + ((u64 *)desc)[word_index] = (((u64 *)desc)[word_index] & ~mask)
>> + | (((u64) val << start_bit) & mask);
> This looks horrible for several reasons.
> First of all, do not put empty lines in the middle of a set of
> local variable declarations.
> But do put a single empty line after the last local variable, and
> before the actual code of the function starts.
> Get rid of all of this excessive casting. Tell the compiler what you're
> actually doing, pass 'desc' in as "void *" and use local "u64 *" pointers
> (to which 'desc' is assigned to) if you must.
I will fix this in the next patch.
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