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SubjectRe: [PATCH] staging: comedi: Convert struct addi_board initialization to C99 format
On 17/05/12 07:15, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
> Wednesday, May 16, 2012 7:18 PM, Greg KH wrote:
>> On Wed, May 16, 2012 at 05:51:56PM -0700, H Hartley Sweeten wrote:
>>> Convert the struct addi_board initialization to C99 format and remove
>>> all the NULL or 0 initializers. This makes maintaining and editing the
>>> code simpler and less error prone.
>> Nice job, this driver is a pain to read...
>
> Thanks. I agree... I've been avoiding the addi drivers until now.
> Anytime a C file has an #include "something.c" it makes me
> shudder...
>
> I've been thinking that the addi stuff should really be broken up
> into some library modules with exported symbols for the individual
> addi drivers to use. I need to look a bit closer at them to see if
> this would work. Right now the whole thing is a bit of a mess.

TBH, I don't know how they got accepted into Comedi in the first place.
They tend to do their own thing as far as comedi instruction handling
goes. I've no idea who's using them. It makes me shudder, too! Did I
mention the use of floating point in some of their drivers that we had
to disable?

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