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SubjectRe: [RFC v2 2/5] acpi: HMAT support in acpi_parse_entries_array()
On Fri, Jul 7, 2017 at 12:22 AM, Ross Zwisler
<ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 07, 2017 at 12:13:54AM +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
>> On Thu, Jul 6, 2017 at 11:52 PM, Ross Zwisler
>> <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com> wrote:
>> > The current implementation of acpi_parse_entries_array() assumes that each
>> > subtable has a standard ACPI subtable entry of type struct
>> > acpi_sutbable_header. This standard subtable header has a one byte length
>> > followed by a one byte type.
>> >
>> > The HMAT subtables have to allow for a longer length so they have subtable
>> > headers of type struct acpi_hmat_structure which has a 2 byte type and a 4
>> > byte length.
>> >
>> > Enhance the subtable parsing in acpi_parse_entries_array() so that it can
>> > handle these new HMAT subtables.
>> >
>> > Signed-off-by: Ross Zwisler <ross.zwisler@linux.intel.com>
>> > ---
>> > drivers/acpi/numa.c | 2 +-
>> > drivers/acpi/tables.c | 52 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++-----------
>> > 2 files changed, 42 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)

[cut]

>> > diff --git a/drivers/acpi/tables.c b/drivers/acpi/tables.c
>> > index ff42539..7979171 100644
>> > --- a/drivers/acpi/tables.c
>> > +++ b/drivers/acpi/tables.c
>> > @@ -218,6 +218,33 @@ void acpi_table_print_madt_entry(struct acpi_subtable_header *header)
>> > }
>> > }
>> >
>> > +static unsigned long __init
>> > +acpi_get_entry_type(char *id, void *entry)
>> > +{
>> > + if (!strncmp(id, ACPI_SIG_HMAT, 4))
>> > + return ((struct acpi_hmat_structure *)entry)->type;
>> > + else
>> > + return ((struct acpi_subtable_header *)entry)->type;
>> > +}
>>
>> I slightly prefer to use ? : in similar situations.
>
> Hmm..that becomes rather long, and seems complex for the already hard to read
> ?: operator? Let's see, this:
>
> if (!strncmp(id, ACPI_SIG_HMAT, 4))
> return ((struct acpi_hmat_structure *)entry)->type;
> else
> return ((struct acpi_subtable_header *)entry)->type;
>
> becomes
>
> return strncmp(id, ACPI_SIG_HMAT, 4)) ?
> ((struct acpi_subtable_header *)entry)->type :
> ((struct acpi_hmat_structure *)entry)->type;
>
> Hmm...we only save one line, and I personally find that a lot harder to read,
> but that being said if you feel strongly about it I'll make the change.

Well, I said "slightly". :-)

Thanks,
Rafael

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