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SubjectRe: [PATCH 2/3] include: Convert ethernet mac address declarations to use ETH_ALEN
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On Monday, July 29, 2013 12:34:24 PM Joe Perches wrote:
> On Mon, 2013-07-29 at 13:59 +0200, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > On Sunday, July 28, 2013 10:29:04 PM Joe Perches wrote:
> > > It's convenient to have ethernet mac addresses use
> > > ETH_ALEN to be able to grep for them a bit easier and
> > > also to ensure that the addresses are __aligned(2).
> []
> > > diff --git a/include/acpi/actbl2.h b/include/acpi/actbl2.h
> []
> > > @@ -44,6 +44,8 @@
> []
> > > +#include <linux/if_ether.h>
> > > +
> []
> > > @@ -605,7 +607,7 @@ struct acpi_ibft_nic {
> []
> > > - u8 mac_address[6];
> > > + u8 mac_address[ETH_ALEN];
>
> > Please don't touch this file.
> >
> > It comes from a code base outside of the kernel and should be kept in sync with
> > the upstream.
>
> Which files in include/acpi have this characteristic?

Generally, all whose names start with "ac" except for acpi_bus.h,
acpi_drivers.h and acpi_numa.h.

> Perhaps an include/acpi/README is appropriate.

Yes, we can add one.

Thanks,
Rafael


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I speak only for myself.
Rafael J. Wysocki, Intel Open Source Technology Center.


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