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SubjectRE: [patch 27/54] Staging: hv: remove ULONG and LONG typedefs
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Arnd,

Thanks for this and the other mails reviewing the code.

My TODO list keeps on getting bigger :). I will check into all of these and correct them.

Keep them coming!

Thanks!

Hank.


-----Original Message-----
From: Arnd Bergmann [mailto:arnd@arndb.de]
Sent: Monday, July 20, 2009 5:00 PM
To: virtualization@lists.linux-foundation.org
Cc: Greg Kroah-Hartman; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org; devel@driverdev.osuosl.org; virtualization@lists.osdl.org; Greg KH; Sam Ramji; Haiyang Zhang; Hank Janssen; shemminger@linux-foundation.org
Subject: Re: [patch 27/54] Staging: hv: remove ULONG and LONG typedefs
On Friday 17 July 2009, Greg Kroah-Hartman wrote:
> From: Greg Kroah-Hartman <gregkh@suse.de>
>
> The ULONG and LONG typedefs are now removed from the Hyper-V driver
> code
>

This conversion is not equivalent:

> //
> -// unsigned types
> -//
> -typedef unsigned int ULONG;
> -
> -//
> -// signed types
> -//
> -typedef int LONG;

- // redefine the world, because we can
- extern char *i;
- void abs(unsigned u);
- #define FALSE (2)
;-)

> --- a/drivers/staging/hv/include/StorVscApi.h
> +++ b/drivers/staging/hv/include/StorVscApi.h
> @@ -117,7 +117,7 @@ typedef struct _STORVSC_DRIVER_OBJECT {
> } STORVSC_DRIVER_OBJECT;
>
> typedef struct _STORVSC_DEVICE_INFO {
> - ULONG PortNumber;
> + unsigned long PortNumber;
> unsigned char PathId;
> unsigned char TargetId;
> } STORVSC_DEVICE_INFO;

If this is an API (as the header file name suggests), you just changed it.
Same for the other hunks in this patch.

Arnd <><



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