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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Staging: rtl8187se: r8180_core.c: Fix coding style issue
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On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 21:49 -0400, Andrew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 06:33:56PM -0700, Joe Perches wrote:
> > On Tue, 2012-03-13 at 20:58 -0400, Andrew Miller wrote:
> > > Fix long line coding style issue
> > > Signed-off-by: Andrew Miller <amiller@amilx.com>
> > Please strive for clarity instead of just fixing
> > random 80 char warnings.
> > > diff --git a/drivers/staging/rtl8187se/r8180_core.c b/drivers/staging/rtl8187se/r8180_core.c
> > []
> > > @@ -1607,17 +1609,20 @@ void rtl8180_rx(struct net_device *dev)
> > > /* printk("==========================>rx : RXAGC is %d,signalstrength is %d\n",RXAGC,stats.signalstrength); */
> > > stats.rssi = priv->wstats.qual.qual = priv->SignalQuality;
> > > stats.noise = priv->wstats.qual.noise = 100 - priv->wstats.qual.qual;
> > > - bHwError = (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x00000fff)) == 4080) | (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x04000000)) != 0)
> > > - | (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x08000000)) != 0) | (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x10000000)) != 0) | (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x20000000)) != 0);
> > > + bHwError = (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x00000fff)) == 4080) |
> > > + (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x04000000)) != 0) |
> > > + (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x08000000)) != 0) |
> > > + (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x10000000)) != 0) |
> > > + (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x20000000)) != 0);
> > Likely these | uses should be ||
> I'm not really sure what you mean, do you mean I should change '|' to '||"?
> like this
> bHwError = (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x00000fff)) == 4080) ||
> (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x04000000)) != 0) ||
> (((*(priv->rxringtail)) & (0x08000000)) != 0) ||
> (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x10000000)) != 0) ||
> (((~(*(priv->rxringtail))) & (0x20000000)) != 0);

Yes.

If this bit of code is especially performance sensitive,
there are times when using | instead of || can be an
overall speed improvement. I haven't looked at this
code before so I don't know what's appropriate here but
using || might be more sensible though possibly slower.
> > It might be better to reshuffle the test order too:
> > if (IEEE80211_FTYPE_CTL != type &&
> > !bHwError && bCRC && !bICV &&
> > eqMacAddr(priv->ieee80211->current_network.bssid,
> > fc & IEEE80211_FCTL_TODS ? hdr->addr1 :
> > fc & IEEE80211_FCTL_FROMDS ? hdr->addr2 :
> > hdr->addr3))
> > etc...
> That does look much cleaner, It never occurred to me that I can do that.

Feel empowered to make the code better. Do what's right.
Don't just correct mindless checkpatch error messages.

cheers, Joe



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