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SubjectRe: [PATCHv4 1/4] usb: Provide usb_speed_string() function
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On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 1:28 AM, Alan Stern <stern@rowland.harvard.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Aug 2011, Michal Nazarewicz wrote:
>
>> From: Michal Nazarewicz <mina86@mina86.com>
>>
>> In a few places in the kernel, the code prints
>> a human-readable USB device speed (eg. "high speed").
>> This involves a switch statement sometimes wrapped
>> around in ({ ... }) block leading to code repetition.
>>
>> To mitigate this issue, this commit introduces
>> usb_speed_string() function, which returns
>> a human-readable name of provided speed.
>>
>> It also changes a few places switch was used to use
>> this new function.  This changes a bit the way the
>> speed is printed in few instances at the same time
>> standardising it.
>
>> --- a/drivers/usb/Makefile
>> +++ b/drivers/usb/Makefile
>> @@ -51,3 +51,6 @@ obj-$(CONFIG_USB_MUSB_HDRC) += musb/
>>  obj-$(CONFIG_USB_RENESAS_USBHS)      += renesas_usbhs/
>>  obj-$(CONFIG_USB_OTG_UTILS)  += otg/
>>  obj-$(CONFIG_USB_GADGET)     += gadget/
>> +
>> +obj-$(CONFIG_USB)            += common.o
>> +obj-$(CONFIG_USB_GADGET)     += common.o
>
> Will this cause problems?  For example, what if CONFIG_USB is Y and
> CONFIG_USB_GADGET is M?
>
> Also, it seems a little silly to have an entire kernel module devoted
> to a single, little function.  This is a symptom of the difficulty of
> sharing code between the host-side and gadget-side USB stacks.
>

How about put the code as inline function in ch9.h?

> Alan Stern
>
>



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