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SubjectRe: Want comments regarding patch
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On Thu, 2006-12-28 at 19:41 +0100, Daniel Marjamäki wrote:
> Hello all!
>
> I sent a patch with this content:
>
> - for (i = 0; i < MAX_PIRQS; i++)
> - pirq_entries[i] = -1;
> + memset(pirq_entries, -1, sizeof(pirq_entries));
>
> I'd like to know if you have any comments to this change. It was of
> course my intention to make the code shorter, simpler and faster.

Hi,

personally I don't like the new code; memset only takes a byte as
argument and while it probably is the same, that is now implicit
behavior and no longer explicit. A reasonably good compiler will notice
it's the same and generate the best code anyway, so I would really
really suggest to go for the best readable code, which imo is the
original code.

Greetings,
Arjan van de Ven


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