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SubjectRE: [PATCH 3/6] drivers: hv: Cleanup the kvp related state in hyperv.h
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg KH [mailto:gregkh@linuxfoundation.org]
> Sent: Thursday, February 02, 2012 6:30 PM
> To: KY Srinivasan
> Cc: gregkh@suse.de; linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org;
> devel@linuxdriverproject.org; virtualization@lists.osdl.org; ohering@suse.com;
> zbr@ioremap.net; Haiyang Zhang
> Subject: Re: [PATCH 3/6] drivers: hv: Cleanup the kvp related state in hyperv.h
>
> On Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 03:55:59PM -0800, K. Y. Srinivasan wrote:
> > Now cleanup the hyperv.h with regards to KVP definitions.
> >
> > Signed-off-by: K. Y. Srinivasan <kys@microsoft.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Haiyang Zhang <haiyangz@microsoft.com>
> > include/linux/hyperv.h | 32 +++++++++++++++++++-------------
> > 1 files changed, 19 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
> >
> > diff --git a/include/linux/hyperv.h b/include/linux/hyperv.h
> > index 7332b3f..802ece8 100644
> > --- a/include/linux/hyperv.h
> > +++ b/include/linux/hyperv.h
> > @@ -137,7 +137,6 @@ struct hv_ku_msg {
> >
> >
> >
> > -#ifdef __KERNEL__
> >
> > /*
> > * Registry value types.
> > @@ -162,29 +161,36 @@ enum hv_kvp_exchg_pool {
> > KVP_POOL_COUNT /* Number of pools, must be last. */
> > };
> >
> > +#ifndef __packed
> > +#define __packed __attribute__((packed))
> > +#endif
>
> Why do this?
>
> If you are so worried about this in userspace, then just change the
> values below to __attribute__((packed)), like all of the other public .h
> files do.

Greg,

When I ran the checkpatch script against these patches I got a warning that the
preferred directive was to use "__packed". So, for the header file that will be
consumed in the kernel, I chose to go with the __packed. For inclusion of this
header file in the user space daemon, I put in this definition here. So rather
than having numerous warnings, I now have a single warning. If you prefer,
I can move this definition to the daemon code where it is really needed.

Regards,

K. Y




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