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SubjectRe: [PATCH 1/9] PM / Hibernate: swap, switch to hibernate_io_handle
On Mon 2010-06-21 17:23:23, Jiri Slaby wrote:
> On 06/10/2010 03:55 PM, Pavel Machek wrote:
> > It would be good if you carried ack-s from previous rounds, so that I
> > don't have to review good patches again...
>
> Hi, previously ACKed patches were merged already. These were much
> rewritten and their original versions were rather NACKed. Otherwise I
> transfer ACKs indeed.

Thanks!

> >> +/**
> >> + * hib_io_handle_alloc - allocate io handle with priv_size for private data
> >> + *
> >> + * @priv_size: the sie to allocate behind hibernate_io_handle for private use
> >> + */
> >> +static inline struct hibernate_io_handle *hib_io_handle_alloc(size_t priv_size)
> >> +{
> >> + struct hibernate_io_handle *ret;
> >> + ret = kzalloc(sizeof(*ret) + priv_size, GFP_KERNEL);
> >> + if (ret)
> >> + ret->priv = ret + 1;
> >
> > Uhuh, why this? Aha, grabbing the pointer to priv_size-sized area at
> > the end of regular struct?
>
> Yes, exactly, any more transparent way to do it?

Normally, I believe void data[]; is added at the end of structure, and
then something like ret->priv = &ret->data; is done...?
Pavel

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