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SubjectRe: [PATCH 6/6] dma/imx-sdma: check whether event_id0 < 32 when set event_mask
On Wed, Jan 11, 2012 at 08:53:23AM +0800, Richard Zhao wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 11:38:39PM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:29:42PM +0800, Richard Zhao wrote:
> > > On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 10:20:10PM +0800, Shawn Guo wrote:
> > > > On Tue, Jan 10, 2012 at 03:01:50PM +0800, Richard Zhao wrote:
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Richard Zhao <richard.zhao@linaro.org>
> > > > > ---
> > > >
> > > > I think it deserves a sensible commit message explaining why the patch
> > > > is needed.
> > > If event_id0 < 32, 1 << (sdmac->event_id0 - 32) is not zero.
> This meant to make you clear about the patch. I'll add it in commit
> message.
unsigned int t = 31;
printf("%d %08x\n", t, 1 << (t-32));

I test above code on both x86 and arm. They shows different results.
x86: 31 80000000
arm: 31 00000000
I think we still need this patch. we shoud not let it depends on gcc's
behavior.

Thanks
Richard
> > >
> > My point is you may explain the exact problem you are seeing without
> > this patch
> The kernel don't have event_id < 32 case yet. I found the bug when
> I review the code.
> > and how the patch helps here. In general, doing so would
> > win a warm feeling from reviewers much more easily than leaving the
> > commit message empty there.
> I understand your point that comment as much as possible.
>
> Thanks
> Richard
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Shawn
> >
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