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SubjectRe: [PATCH] scsi: ufs: Make use of UFS_BIT macro wherever possible
Hi,

Ping!!!

Should I drop this patch and send another one which removes UFS_BIT() macro?

On Tue, Aug 29, 2017 at 4:35 PM, Alim Akhtar <alim.akhtar@samsung.com> wrote:
> Hi Bart,
> Thanks for your review.
>
> On 08/28/2017 09:15 PM, Bart Van Assche wrote:
>> On Mon, 2017-08-28 at 17:49 +0530, Alim Akhtar wrote:
>>> This entire file uses UFS_BIT macro for bits definition, expect for few
>>> places. This patch convert those defines to use UFS_BIT macro to be aligned
>>> with reset of the file.
>>
>> This is the definition of the UFS_BIT() macro I found in
>> drivers/scsi/ufs/ufshci.h:
>>
>> #define UFS_BIT(x) (1L << (x))
>>
>> Using this macro makes code longer instead of shorter and does not improve
>> code readability. Is this macro really useful? Wouldn't it be better to
>> remove the UFS_BIT() macro instead of introducing more uses of it?
>>
> Well, the intension of this patch is to make use of already existing
> UFS_BIT() macro.
>
> I am not aware of the history why this macro was created at first place.
>
> Well, it does improve code readability, for me at least, no need for one
> to do a calculation to see which bit it is, as we pass _bit_ number to
> UFS_BIT.
>
> I am totally okay, if you or other reviewers suggests me to change
> UFS_BIT to actual bit position, something like the original case, which
> this patch is trying to change.
>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Bart.
>>
> Thanks!
> Alim



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Regards,
Alim

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